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Remembering Joe Ella Brown Burton

 

September 8, 2022

Joe Ella Brown Burton

April 8, 1934 – September 4, 2022

Legendary Monroe City Schools Educator and Choreographer, Joe Ella Brown Burton, passed away peacefully at the home of her youngest daughter in McDonough, GA early Sunday morning, September 4, 2022. Mrs. Burton is best remembered as the choreographer of J.S. Clark Elementary's 1960s renowned dance group the "Tantalizing Clarkettes'' and Carroll High School's "Joettes." She is the youngest of two daughters born to Joseph Alfred Brown and Mary Ellen Gordon Brown of Charleston, SC. This Georgetown born, Charleston raised, South Carolina native has exhibited...



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