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Dr. Annamarie Booz Burts, age 104, long-time resident of Rolling Green Village for 26 years, died on Sunday, August 29, 2021 following a brief illness.
She was the daughter of Julia and Norton Booz of Wilmette, IL, and wife of 73 years to the late Richard C. Burts, Jr. of Rock Hill, SC.
Dr. Burts attended Mt. Holyoke College and received her BA from Northwestern University, her MA from University of Pennsylvania, and her Ed. D from Columbia University. She was the first traveling secretary for the Delta Delta Delta Sorority.
Dr. Burts and her husband devoted their lives in service to their family, college students, their church, and their community. Their final contribution being the donation of both their bodies to the Willed Body Program of Greenville Medical College of the Prisma Health System.
She is survived by her son, Richard C. Burts, III and wife, Ann, of Raleigh, NC; daughter, Julia Cline of Simpsonville, SC; four grandchildren David Cline and wife Chamblee, Wade Cline, James Burts and wife Mitake, and Kathryn Jones and husband Jonathan; and eight great grandchildren: William, Claire, Caroline, and Davis Cline, Lucas, Ben and Caroline Jones, and Colin Burts. She was predeceased by two sisters and a brother.
A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Rolling Green Village.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, 300 East McBee Ave, Suite 201 Greenville, SC 29601; the Rolling Green Village Distressed Family Fund, 1 Hoke Smith Blvd., Greenville, SC 29615; Fourth Presbyterian Church, 703 East Washington Street, Greenville, SC 29601; or to the Charity of One’s Choice.
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