Mrs. Martha Burns of Dyersburg passed away Monday, Aug. 1, 2011 at her residence in Dyersburg. She was retired from the trim department of Colonial Rubber Works where she had worked for 40 years. She was a member of Cornerstone Church of God, retired Real Estate Agent and member of the Dyersburg Crochet Guild
Funeral services will be 10 AM Wednesday at the Cornerstone Church of God conducted by Rev. Shannon Saliba. Visitation will be 5-8 pm Tuesday evening at the Dyersburg Funeral Home. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery. Dyersburg Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.
She is survived by her daughter Donna Rogers and husband Alton, of Dyersburg, her sister Sue Roberson of Dyersburg, her brother Tommy Townson of Finley, Tn. and her granddaughter Lori Michelle Rogers of Dyersburg.
She was preceded in death by her husband Buford Burns, her parents McKinley and Eula Bell Robinson Townson a sister Shirley Bennett, a brother Joe Townson.
Pallbeareres will be David Townson, Joseph Townson, Kenny Townson, Mark Breece, James Townson, J T Chandler.