Lillis Gill Burns

BURNS - MRS. LILLIS GILL, age 80, 2518 Olive St., died Tuesday morning in a local hospital. She was a lifelong resident of Hamilton County, a member of Lake Vista United Methodist Church, the Ladies Bible Sunday School Class and the United Methodist Women. Survivors are her husband, W. T. Burns; three daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Nordin, Wilmington, Del.; Mrs. Lois Foster, West Chester, Pa,; Mrs. Charlotte Lazard, Midlothian, Va.; four sons, W. T. Burns, Jr., Springfield, Mo.; Joel Burns, Chattanooga; Carol D. Burns, Fairfield, Ohio; Ken Burns, Midlothian; three sisters, Mrs. Laura Welch, Mrs. Esther Smith, Mrs. Myra Campbell, all of Chattanooga; 11 grandchildren. Funeral will be 11a.m. Thursday in the West Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Wells and the Rev. James Welch officiating. Interment will be in National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be James Welch, Edwin Smith, Frank McCarter, Newt McCarter, Jack McCarter, Bill McCarter, Bob Campbell and Glen Campbell. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Ladies Bible Sunday School Class. The body is at Chattanooga Funeral Home, West Chapel, where the family will receive friends Wednesday 2p.m. and 7p.m. - 9p.m.
Chattanooga Times, March 23, 1977; Page 7

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