A funeral service for Marcie Morris (M. M.) Burns, age 92, of Jacksonville, is scheduled at 2 o'clock in the afternoon Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville with Rev. Jacob Fitzgerald officiating. Services are under the direction Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.
Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Maydelle.
Mr. Burns passed away Friday, December 1, 2017 in Tyler.
M. M. was born August 27, 1925, in Bowleg, OK to the late John Noah Burns and Jinny Wade Burns.
He was a member of Masonic Woodland Lodge #1157, 32nd Degree Scottish Rite, and Shriner.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 64 years, M. Louise Webb Burns; brothers, Lem Burns and Vernon Burns.
Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Mary Frances Soberstrom and husband Robert; and son, Tommy Burns and wife Linda, all of Jacksonville. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Jeff Burns and wife Leann, John Soderstrom, Tammy Hancock and husband Jowell, and Brandy Whitehead and husband BJ; 13 great-grandchildren, Brittany, Jesica, Kristian, Sam, Martin, Heath, Hunter, Haley, Gracie, Lanie, Chloe, Josh, Anthony; and seven great great grandchildren, Aubrey, Macie, Lilly, Brock, Adaleigh, Haydon, and MaKenzie.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and great grandsons.
Visitation will begin on Monday, December 4, 2017 and friends are cordially invited to visit with Mr. Burn's family from 6 to 8 o'clock in the evening at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
Published on December 4, 2017