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Catherine M. Burness

Millington, TN

Catherine M. Burness, 84, of Millington, TN, passed away August 15, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, John G. Burness, Jr., daughter, Elizabeth Ann Burness and grandson, Michael L. Tucker. She leaves five daughters, Priscilla Tucker, Florence Durham, Karen Madill, Cathey MacNeill (Steve), and Bonnie Hunter; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Her family also includes a large number of individuals she "adopted" over the years. Known by all her friends as "Cathie B" or "Mama Cathie", she was a Life Member of VFW Auxiliary 7175 and served as VFW Auxiliary Dept. Secretary for 13 years. She was a charter member of MOCA 26, an active member of Eastern Star Chapter 385 in Millington for many years, and a member of the Morries' Tavern family. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, September 17 at 3 p.m. at VFW Post 7175. All of her family and friends are invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to VFW National Headquarters, 406 W. 34th St., Kansas City, MO 64111 and earmarked "National Military Services".

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Published in The Commercial Appeal on Aug. 17, 2017
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