LEBANON — Jeanne Ann (nee Gustin) Burns, 61 of Lebanon, passed peacefully Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, with her family by her side after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Born Jan. 1, 1953, in Piqua, Jeanne was the daughter of Edith (Cunningham) Gustin and was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
Jeanne was a 1971 graduate of Central High School in Piqua and a 1995 graduate of Sinclair Community College, where she earned her degree in nursing and was a Registered Nurse at Grandview Hospital in Dayton.
Jeanne was a member of the Lebanon United Methodist Church, enjoyed reading, going to the beach and most of all, spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Preceded in death by her mother, Jeanne leaves behind her loving husband of 39 years, Dr. Melvin D. Burns, DDS, of Lebanon; sons, Zachary (Jennifer) Burns of Lebanon, Dr. Joshua (Katie) Burns, DDS, of Simpsonville, S.C., Bradley (Jamie) Burns of Lebanon, and Trent Burns of Lebanon; daughters, Dr. Emily "Emmy" (Brooke) Burns, DDS, of Columbus and Jena (Chris) Hughes of Landen; grandchildren Jackson, Lillian, Evelyn, Luke, Claire, Caroline, Olivia, Ava and Iyla and many other family members and friends.
The family will receive friends Thursday evening, Aug. 7, 2014, from 5-8 p.m. at the Stine Kilburn Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at the Lebanon United Methodist Church Friday evening, Aug. 8, 2014, at 5 p.m. with Pastor Dillon Staas officiating. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.stinekilburnfuneralhome.com.