She was a homemaker and had worked for a number of years as a certified nurse's aide and was a cashier for a local convenience store. She was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving are one brother, Shannon Burns and wife, May Ann, of Union City, Tenn.; two sisters, Janie Siegler of Perryville and Regina Everett and husband, Bill, of Malden; one sister-in-law, Barbara Burns of Steele; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by five brothers, Thomas Jasper Burns, Jackie Burns, Steven Bruce Burns, Michael Burns and Paul Burns; and three sisters, Vivian Peters, Martha Ann Rushing and Linda Kaye Mancell.
Powell Funeral Home of Steele was in charge of arrangements.