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James Burns

February 23, 1940 — April 7, 2017

Mr. James Frank Burns, Sr. passed away Friday, April 7, 2017, in
Emory, at Senior Suite Care and Rehab.
He was born in Rains County on Feb. 23, 1940, the son of E.D. and Edith Orear Burns.
Mr. Burns was a farmer.
He lived around and in Rains County all of his life.
He loved all his children and grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include:
3 Daughters: Tina Burns of Yantis; Jami Burns Smith of Lindale;
and, Nina Burns of Alba;
2 Sons: James Frank Burns, Jr. of Tyler; and, Vernon Wilson of Point;
2 Sisters: Margaret Burns, and Helen Rigby;
Brother: Edward D. Burns;
Grandchildren: Courtney Godwin, Hannah Godwin, Kayla Godwin, Blake Osbourn, Caleb Allen, Canyon Allen, Leah Taylor, Zachariah Burns, Patricia Burns and Samuel Burns;
Great-grandchildren: Porter Montgomery, Samuel Widner, Trenton Taylor, and Harley Skye Taylor.

Preceded by: Parents; 2 Brothers: Robert Burns and Joe Burns; 1 Granddaughter: Miranda Wilson

Direct cremation and memorial service

Memorial Service

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
2:00 PM

Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel
803 N. Texas St.
Emory, Texas 75440

Direct cremation and memorial service

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