Martha Jane Burns 90, St. Joseph, MO

Published 06/16 2014 08:51AM

Updated 06/16 2014 08:53AM

Martha Jane Burns 90, of St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Friday, June 13, 2014 in a Saint Joseph, MO nursing home.

She was born August 31, 1923 in St. Joseph, MO, daughter of Iva and Thomas Valentine.

She was a Homemaker.

Martha was preceded in death by husband, Clinton W. Burns, her parents, son, Robert D. Burns, daughter, Peggy C. Burns, six sisters, Letha Helen Valentine, Fern Anthony, Margaret Baublit, Pearl Pittman, Virginia Jagodinski, and Lorene Brown, and a brother, Sonny Valentine.

Survivors include, two daughters, Anna Silvey and Companion Donny Kerns, and Brenda (Ronnie) Bennett, nine, grandchildren, several, great grandchildren, sister, Anna Corcoran of Key Largo, FL, sister in law, Agnes Christy, son in law, Dean Silvey, other friends, The Frazier Kids, Helen Brown, Betty Blanchard and Lucy Canterbury.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday at the Rupp Funeral Home. The Inurnment will be at the National Cemetery.

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