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Josie Mae Burns


Josie Mae Burns, 89, of Greenville, widow of Maxie Henry Burns, died on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at her residence.

Born in Greenville, she was a daughter of the late George Ernest and Annie Bell Dunn.

Mrs. Burns was a member of Reedy River Baptist Church for approximately 70 years. She loved cooking and gardening and was a wonderful mother, grandmother and friend.

She is survived by four sons, Carroll, Ronald (Ann), Phillip (Ellen), and Joel (Sterling) Burns; six grandchildren, Bridgette Respess, Danielle Burns-Lewallen, Jeffrey, Glenn, Brooks and Josh Burns; six great grandchildren; and her loving caregiver and friend, Tammy Youngblood.

She was preceded in death by a brother, George Ernest "Buck" Dunn, Jr.; and two sisters, Margie Roach and Frances Dunn.

The funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Reedy River Baptist Church with the visitation prior to the service from 12:30 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. Burial will follow at Reedy River Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, 15 Oregon Street, Greenville, SC 29605, or Reedy River Baptist Church, 871 Highway 25 North, Greenville, SC 29617.

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Published in The Greenville News on Mar. 29, 2013
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