James Burns

James "Dewitt" Burns

Tuesday, February 14th, 1939 - Friday, June 18th, 2021
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James Dewitt Burns, 82, passed away Friday, June 18, 2021 at the Veterans Memorial Home in Kosciusko.

Memorial Services will be held at 2:30 June 20, 2021 at West Carthage Baptist Church.

No visitation is planned.

Dewitt is survived by his wife Jackie Burns, sons Boyd Burns (Stacy), Brian Burns (Diane), and Bruce Burns (Sheila) , daughter Boneda Faulkner (Danny) , brother Dwight Burns, sisters Ollie Fratesi and Paulette Green, and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He is an Army Veteran and worked in the Oil Field Industry, logging, and farming.

He was preceded in death by his parents Talmadge and Lucille Burns, sisters Laurie Burns Reeves and Jeanette Burns Sanders.

For online condolences please visit culpepeprfuneralhome.com
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    West Carthage Baptist Church
    810 Hwy 16
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Bobbie Hofmister

Posted at 02:25pm
I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of Dewitt. I love this Burns family. My prayers are with you all.

Dan West

Posted at 04:00pm
I express sorrow to the family and friends of Mr. James "Dewitt" Burns. I pray our Lord's love, comfort and strength for each of you.

Bobbie Hofmister Posted at 02:25pm

My prayers are with the Burns family. I've known you all for many years. I worked with Jackie & Jeanette, but came in contact with many of you through the years. Love & Prayers to you all.

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