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Betty Mae Burns

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Betty Mae Burns, 87, of Harrisburg, passed away on Friday, July 7, 2017 in the Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, MD.  She was born on March 4, 1930 in Carlisle, and was a daughter of the late William D. and Lillie C. (Coleman) Spraglin.  Betty was the widow of Benther Burns who passed in 2007 and Gilmond William Oberton, Sr. who passed in 2005.

Betty graduated from the former Wilson High School in Carlisle.  She had worked as a clerk in the Dauphin County Prothonotary Office.  Betty was also a former licensed beautician.  She was a member of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Carlisle.

She is survived by three daughters; Deborah Ann (husband, Jessie) Webb of Carlisle, Linda Mae (husband, Robert) Anderson of Salisbury, MD and Vanessa (husband, Warren) Mayo, Harrisburg, PA; Elaine Baskerville of Fayetteville, NC and Christine Talley of Baltimore, MD, 9 grandchildren, Reginald L. Oberton, SR., Nathaniel E. Barnes, Maurese T. Cole, Adrian L. Barnes, Sophia L. Oberton, Benther Michael, Kinisha Barnes, Renee Barnes, Bethany Michael, 20 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends.  Betty was predeceased by one daughter, Carol Louise Barnes Hampton, three brothers; William D. Spraglin, Jr., Richard Spraglin and Charles Spraglin and one sister, Barbara Scott.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle.  Burial will be private.  Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, 4219 E Trindle Rd, Camp Hill, PA 17011.  Visit www.Since1853.com to send condolences.





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Miss Betty was such a lady! And she was always so kind to me. I will always remember my dad saying when he saw her, "Hey Sharpy!" because she was always so sharp! Rest in peace Miss Betty. My love and heartfelt condolences go out to my sister Linda and the rest of the family.

Theresa Mack & Family

My heartfelt sympathy to all the daughters and grans. Ever since I have known Ms Betty she always had style. May you find comfort in all the good memories.

Debbie Collins

My deepest sympathy to the family. May you find comfort in God's word the Bible at Revelation 21:3.

L Gray

Our deepest sympathy and heartfelt sorrow go out to the family.  Remember what Jesus said, So with you: Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will be able to take away your joy (John 16:22). 

David Parker and Family

Sending our Deepest Sympathy and Prayers to the family.  May God give you all comfort in her loving memories.

The Rux and White Family


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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
"Five Generations of Service"
Steven A. Ewing, FD, Supervisor, Owner
William M. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
Seymour A. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
Jessie Morrison Ewing, FD
(1892 ~ 1988)
William J. Ewing, FD
(1898 ~ 1934)
Hastings A. Ewing, FD
(1866 ~ 1924)
Alexander B. Ewing, FD
(1831 ~ 1903)

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