Born August 27, 1918, in Adel, Georgia, to the late Mae Etta Kellogg-Williams and Hazes Uddybach, she spent her childhood in Plant City, Florida. Minnie was predeceased by her husband, Rev. Dr. George L. Burns, and three grandchildren. Left to cherish her memory is her son, Willie Chavers Jr. of Albany, New York; daughter, Betty Burns (Rory) of Albany, Georgia; a daughter-in-law; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a host of relatives; godchildren; spiritual and church family, and loving friends.
Viewing will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, upstairs in the Great Hall at Universal Baptist Church, 25 Washington St., Saratoga Springs, New York. Final viewing will be Thursday, July 21, 2014, at Macedonia Baptist Church, 26 Wilson Ave., Colonie, New York, with the funeral commencing at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations may be made in her memory to Universal Preservation Hall. To leave a special message for the family online, visit NewcomerAlbany.com.