APRIL 2, 1945-MARCH 1, 2018

Memorial service: 1 p.m. Saturday, March 17, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Ozark. Potluck to follow.

Mrs. Burns, 72, Ozark, died Thursday, March 1. She was born in Stockton, the daughter of George and Ella (Martin) Clark.

She was baptized as one of Jehovah's witnesses in 1974, and spent countless hours in the voluntary ministry service.

Survivors include her children, William Burns and wife Jenny of El Dorado Springs, Chris Burns of Utica, Jeff Burns and wife Davonne of Ozark and Jennifer Crites and husband Brandon of Gardner, Kansas; nine grandchildren, Kyndall, Julian, Dylan, Ella, Levi, Zoey, Braun, Lexi and Avery; two sisters, Nancy Cully and Judy Oberly, both of Stockton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Lyda and Minnie Mae; three brothers, Robert, Martin and Oscar; and a son, Dean Burns.

Services and cremation under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Ozark. Online condolences can be made at