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Susan Kay McGarity Burns

Susan Kay McGarity Burns

On Tuesday August 10, 2021, Susan Kay McGarity Burns, loving sister, mother and Nana, went home to rest in the arms of Jesus at the age of 65.

Susan was born to John and Virginia Sue McGarity on May 11, 1956, in Sulphur Springs, Texas. She had a passion for crafting, sewing and a servant’s heart. She was a nurse for over 30 years. Susan was of the Lutheran faith.  A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

She is survived by her sons, Matthew Burns and his wife, Mayra, and Dustin Burns and Lesa Ballentine; daughter, Sarah Harman and her husband, Sean; sister, Theresa Melton and her husband, Randy; brother, Jeffrey Ben McGarity; and grandkids, Lane Burns, Michelle Burns, Cambria Harman, and Coulson Harman.

Susan was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Phillips McGarity; and sister, JoAnn Sheaffer.

Arrangements are under the direction of Murry-Orwosky Funeral Home. The online register can be signed at

With our condolences.

Author: Faith Huffman

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