Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Obituary -- Virginia Burns 1956-2017

Virginia Carol Burns, 60, of Parnell, MO, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 24, 2017.

Virginia was born on May 22, 1956, in Maryville, MO, to James Philip and Austina Faye (Calfee) Spire.  She was preceded in death by her father, her father in law Bobby Gene Burns, and her sister in law Delores Spire.

Virginia had worked the past 19 years at Kawasaki Motors in Maryville.  She was the mayor of Parnell, and active in the Ladies Auxiliary of Curry-Richardson-Sparks-Waldeier American Legion Post 528, Parnell.  She had her B.S. in Elementary Education.

On April 15, 1978, at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Parnell, Virginia was united in marriage to Terry Eugene Burns.  He survives of the home.

Other survivors include her children, Jeffery (Jennifer) Burns, Natisha Burns, Jeremy (Heather) Burns, Jarrold (Ciara) Burns, James Burns, and fiancée Autumn Fisher, all of Parnell, MO, her mother, Austina, Parnell, 6 grandchildren, Jalyn Burns, Khloe Burns, Cameron Staples, Krista Staples,
Jace Burns, and Jaxson Burns; her siblings, Twyilla (Bill) Stiens, Skidmore, MO, Paul (Gina) Spire, Graham, NC, Harold (Diana) Spire, Maryville, MO, Willis (Martha) Spire, Parnell, Ronald (Pam) Spire, Parnell; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 AM, on Friday, April 28, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Parnell, MO.  The burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Parnell, MO.

The parish and family Rosary will be at 5:30 PM, Thursday, April 27, 2017, at the church, with visitation to follow until 8:00 PM.

The Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials can be given to the family to help with expenses.

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