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Nerissa May Burton, 37, passed away at home on Jan. 23, 2017 after an extended illness. She was born on Dec. 3, 1979 in Anderson to Terry Lee Jackson and Pamela Jane Hewitt Ebbert.
Nerissa attended Anderson High School. She was a wife, mother and homemaker. She was active at the First Pentecostal Church on 53rd Street. She enjoyed journaling and gardening, particularly directing Nate in how she wanted the flower beds to look.
Nerissa never knew a stranger. She was outgoing and enjoyed talking to people.
Left to treasure Nerissa's memory is her husband, Nathan Burton, Sr.; son, Nathan Burton, Jr.; stepdaughter, Kassi Olive; mother, Pamela Jane Hewitt (Joe) Ebbert; father, Terry Lee Jackson; siblings, Raymond Jackson, Jaime Jackson and Erica Jackson (Nathan) Tomlin; grandmother, Charlotte Burton; father-in-law, Brad Burton; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; special friend, Jennifer Brandon; special cousin, Johnell Hewitt; and her precious bulldog, May May.
Preceding Nerissa in death are grandparents, John and Marilyn Hewitt, Jim and Janie Jackson and Floma Haas; brother-in-law, Matthew Burton; and mother-in-law, Robin Burton.
Services for Nerissa will be Thursday, February 2 at 11 a.m. at Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services. Bishop Daniel St. Clair will preside. Visitation with the family is one hour prior. Burial will follow immediately after the service at Maplewood Cemetery.
Published on January 31, 2017
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