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Mina Staton

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Mina Staton was born Sept. 9, 1946 in Dallas to parents Melvin Finis and Mary Hope (Lindsay) Burkett and entered into eternal rest Dec. 5, 2019 at the age of 73.
Mina attended Rylie High School, where she was a cheerleader. She was very caring, nurturing and never met a stranger. Mina has been in the Mabank area for over 30 years. She was well loved and had a lot of friends.
 Mina met her husband, Timothy Staton, when she worked in the cafeteria at Mabank Elementary. They were married May 19, 1990. She gave everyone and everything a nickname. Mina enjoyed traveling to the boats in Shreveport. She was a devoted Dallas Cowboys fan and would work the games at the Cotton Bowl when she was a teenager. Mina was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Mina was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Kimberly Dawn Williams and brothers Johnny Burkett and Melvin “Burkie” Burkett.
She is survived by her loving husband Timothy Staton of Mabank, daughters Denise Rene’ Olson and husband Greg of Combine and Brandy Annette Hudson and husband Scott of Mabank,  son Melvin Finis Williams of Mesquite,  grandchildren Ryan, Sarah, Logan, Adam, Haley and Casey, great-grandchildren Dawson and Annie, brothers Pete Burkett and wife Peggy of Quinlan and Wilbur ”Stoney” Burkett and wife Ginger of Seagoville, numerous nieces and nephews and other loving family members and many more lifelong friends.
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