News Death Notice
BURNS-GILBREATH, Elizabeth "Peggy" affectionately known as Granny was born September 24, 1930 in Springfield, Ohio the daughter of Ruth and Henry Burns. Elizabeth departed this life on January 30, 2014 in her residence. Elizabeth is survived by her loving family including her three sons, Henry (Carolotta), Roland (Christine) and Ted (Karen); a daughter, Rita; 5 grandchildren, Adrian, Maurice (Stacy), Nicholas (Lisa), Ebony (Tyson) and Alicia (Richard); 6 great grandchildren, Nigel, Brandon, Tyvan, Bréanne, Maybella, Mauii and Romulus; sister, Henrietta (Jeff) Hairston; son-in-law, Bruce Jones; special friends, Myra and James Brown, Martha Walls and Turner and Landis Family; special cousin, Dicer Oxner; adopted daughters, Denise Myers, Angela Brassfield and Crystal Carter Rhodes; caregivers, Jamie and Grace Hospice and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Denise Jones; brother, Cedric; sister, Laura and special cousin, Garnetta Adams. Visitation will be Thursday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m. in St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Mulberry Street entrance. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park. Arrangements provided by the Robert C. Henry Funeral Home.