Peaceful 09

Willie Elbert Burns

February 28, 1934 ~ October 11, 2021 (age 87)


WHITEVILLE, NC—Willie Elbert Burns, 87, of 107 Diamond Branch School Road, Whiteville, NC, died Monday, October 11, 2021, at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, GA.

He was a deacon at Cherry Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

A Graveside Service will be 1:00 PM Tuesday, October 19, at Cherry Grove Cemetery, 660 Vinson Boulevard, Whiteville, NC, by Pastor Tommy Burns.

There will be no public viewing.

Surviving are his wife, Juanita H. Burns; daughter, Theresa Pridgen of Whiteville, NC; sons, Willie Burns, Jr. of Las Vegas, NV, Tommy Burns of Hope Mills, NC, Terry Burns of Whiteville, NC, and Donald Burns of Charlotte, NC; sister, Mary Jamieson of Greenville, SC; brothers, Claude Burns of Ohio and Joseph Elps of Charlotte, NC.

A service of Peoples Funeral Home of Whiteville

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 Service Program


Graveside Service
October 19, 2021

1:00 PM
Cherry Grove Cemetery, Vinson Boulevard, NC, Whiteville

No Public Viewing

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