OMIE MAE BURNS, 81, died Aug. 22, 2021, at the residence. Born April 14, 1940, she was a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church where she was a member of the choir. She enjoyed quilting, canning vegetables from her garden, tending her flowers, and listening to gospel music as she worked. She provided food and comfort to her loved ones and anyone in need. Predeceasing her were parents Vernon and Jewel Dukes; sons Johnny Wayne Burns, Douglas “Twig” Burns, and David Bernard Burns; and four siblings.
Surviving are husband of 60 years James Burns; sons James Ray (Lily) Burns, Eddie (Lisa) Burns, Daniel (Amy) Burns; brother Lonnie (Kay) Dukes; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Funeral service was held Aug. 26, at 11 a.m., at Bullard Farm and Pavilion. Burial followed at Liberty Hill Cemetery. Blount County/Cleveland Funeral Home directed.