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Burns Family Reunion July 23, 1937

 

 

Starting in the back row from left to right, Vernon Burns, Mary Frances (Burns) Williams, Dick Jackson, Thelma Ozella (Billingsley) Jackson, Ruth Burns husband, I think his first name is Lawrence, Aubrey Edward Reynolds, Bertie (McClanahan Burns) wife of James( Jim ) Thomas Burns, second row Velma E. (Ward) Burns wife of Albert Vernon Burns, Lucille (Burns) Bigbee, Ruth Ann Burns, my mother Clara Sybil ( Burns )Reynolds, Shirley Lynn King, third row seated Charles Strickland Burns, standing Hervey Bowling Bigbee, Patsy Ruth Bigbee, Rosa Lynn Bigbee, Wallace Burns Bigbee, Effie Ruth (Wallace) Burns, my oldest sister Patricia (Ann Reed) Reynolds and seated James Thomas Burns. 

Descendants of Charles Strickland Burns

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

1.  CHARLES STRICKLAND7 BURNS  (ROBERT HIRAM6, WILLIAM M.5, HIRAM4, JAMES SR.3, JOHN SR.2, JOHN HENRICH1) was born 04 Oct 1895 in Columbus, Hempstead, Arkansas, and died 16 Jul 1953 in Mountain Pine, Arkansas.  He married (1) NORMA TEEL Apr 1917 in Mertzon, Texas.    He married (2) MAMIE LEE FOREST 1928.  She was born 04 Dec 1907 in Texas, and died 11 Aug 2004.  He married (3) SERENA WARD EVANS 18 Oct 1941 in Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas.  She was born 1904, and died 1947 in Johnson, Washington County, Arkansas.

 

More About CHARLES STRICKLAND BURNS:

Burial: Springdale, Arkansas

Cause of Death: Coronary

Occupation: 1930, Produce salesman

Record 1: 1921, Charlie seperated His first wife on Nov 1921

Religion: Baptist

 

More About CHARLES BURNS and NORMA TEEL:

Marriage: Apr 1917, Mertzon, Texas

 

Notes for MAMIE LEE FOREST:

Fort Bend Herald and Texas Coaster

 

Gregory

Funeral services for Mamie Lee (Forrest) Gregory of Richmond, will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004 in the Chapel of Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Rosenberg.

 

Fort Bend Herald and Texas Coaster

 

      Funeral services for Mamie Lee (Forrest) Gregory of Richmond, will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004 in the Chapel of Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Rosenberg.

      Visitation will be held for Mrs. Gregory from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004 in the          Chapel of Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Home.

She is survived by son, Robert Burns of Richmond; granddaughters, Darlene Blair and Brenda Petras;   six great-grandchildren; numerous other relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Home, 3900 B.F. Terry Blvd., Rosenberg, Texas 77471; 281-341-8800.

 

More About MAMIE LEE FOREST:

Census: 1930, Harris County, Houston, Texas

Individual Note: 2004, Social Security Death Index

 

More About CHARLES BURNS and MAMIE FOREST:

Marriage: 1928

 

More About SERENA WARD EVANS:

Burial: 1947, Stuckey Cemetery

 

More About CHARLES BURNS and SERENA EVANS:

Marriage: 18 Oct 1941, Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas

     

Child of CHARLES BURNS and MAMIE FOREST is:

2.                i.    ROBERT WILLARD8 BURNS, b. 26 Mar 1929, Harris County, Houston, Texas.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  ROBERT WILLARD8 BURNS (CHARLES STRICKLAND7, ROBERT HIRAM6, WILLIAM M.5, HIRAM4, JAMES SR.3, JOHN SR.2, JOHN HENRICH1) was born 26 Mar 1929 in Harris County, Houston, Texas.  He married (1) KATHERINE ANN PADGETT in Richmond, Texas.  She was born 04 Jun 1933.  He married (2) BARTLEY JANE HARRINGTON 1949 in Richmond, Texas.  She was born 23 Nov 1930.

 

More About ROBERT WILLARD BURNS:

Census: 1930, Harris County, Houston, Texas

Individual Note: 1929, Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997

 

    Robert W. Burns, 81 of Richmond, Texas passed away on Monday, March 21, 2011. He was born March 26, 1929 in Houston TX to Mamie Lee and Charles Burns. He graduated from Richmond High School in Richmond TX. Robert served as Corporal in the U.S. Army in Germany during the Korean War. Upon his return from service, he married Katherine Padgett Burns. He retired from the Texas Highway Dept. where he worked for 30 years. Robert loved to sing, deeply loved his family and highly valued his friendships. Robert is survived by his daughter, Brenda Burns Petras and her husband, Frank; grandchildren, Kristina Kenney, Leslie Davis, Brad Petras, Amy Carpenter, Jennifer Carpenter, Cindy Carpenter, numerous great-grandchildren and dear friend, Betty Stone and her family. He is predeceased by his father, Charles Burns; mother, Mamie Lee Gregory; step-father, Robert Gregory; spouse, Katherine Burns and daughter, Darlene Blair. Pallbearers are Brad Petras, Joe Casasas, Joe Robinson, Delaye Rosenbaum, Eugene Valchar and Elgin Vogler. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm, Thursday, March 24, 2011 in the Chapel of Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Home in Rosenberg. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Rosenberg. Visitation will be held from 5pm until 8pm, Wednesday March 23, 2011 in the State Room of Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Home in Rosenberg. Words of condolence may be left for the Burns family at http://www.davisgreenlawnfh.com/.

 

More About KATHERINE ANN PADGETT:

Individual Note: Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997

 

More About ROBERT BURNS and KATHERINE PADGETT:

Marriage: Richmond, Texas

 

Notes for BARTLEY JANE HARRINGTON:

Bartley Jane Harrington remarried Charles Leightenheimer and they adopted David Wayne Burns.

 

More About ROBERT BURNS and BARTLEY HARRINGTON:

Marriage: 1949, Richmond, Texas

     

Children of ROBERT BURNS and KATHERINE PADGETT are:

                   i.    BRENDA KAY9 BURNS, b. 20 Jun 1954, Fort Bend County, Texas; m. (1) HOMER LAWRENCE KENNEY, 14 Feb 1971, Fort Bend, Texas; b. 22 May 1949, Nueces County, Texas; d. 05 Oct 2005, Avinger, Cass, Texas; m. (2) FRANK J. PETRAS, 17 Jul 1977, Fort Bend, Texas; b. Abt. 1950.

 

More About BRENDA KAY BURNS:

Individual Note: 1954, Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997

 

Notes for HOMER LAWRENCE KENNEY:

Name:            Homer Laurence Kenney

Service Info.: SR US NAVY VIETNAM

Birth Date:     22 May 1949

Death Date:   5 Oct 2005

Cemetery:      Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery

Cemetery Address:        Hughes Springs, TX 75656

 

More About HOMER LAWRENCE KENNEY:

Individual Note: 1949, Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997

 

More About HOMER KENNEY and BRENDA BURNS:

Marriage: 14 Feb 1971, Fort Bend, Texas

 

More About FRANK PETRAS and BRENDA BURNS:

Marriage: 17 Jul 1977, Fort Bend, Texas

 

                  ii.    DARLEEN FRANCES BURNS, b. 19 Dec 1958, Fort Bend County, Texas; m. CURTIS W. BLAIR, 08 Aug 1998, Harris County, Texas; 08 Jul 1959; d.03 Mar 2008 in Richmond, Fort Bend, Texas.

 

More About DARLEEN FRANCES BURNS:

    Individual Note: 1958, Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997

 

Funeral services for Darlene Francis Burns Blair, age 49, of Buffalo, Texas and formerly of Richmond, Texas will be held Friday, March 7th, at 1:00 P.M. in the Buffalo Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Lloyd Lane will officiate at the services. Interment will follow in the Buffalo Cemetery.
    Visitation will be held Thursday 1:00 P.M. till 8:00 P.M. with the family Present 6:00 P.M. 8:00 P.M. and Friday 9:00 AM till service time at the funeral home.
    Darlene was born December 19, 1958 in Richmond to Robert and Katherine Padgett Burns. She grew up in Richmond and attended Richmond schools. She was a homemaker and loved NASCAR racing, going to the beach and the lake. Darlene also enjoyed being outside. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Richmond. Darlene died Monday, March 3rd at Hospice of East Texas/Homeplace in Tyler, Tx. Darlene was preceded in death by her mother, Katherine Burns.
    Survivors include her husband Curtis Blair of Buffalo, Father, Robert Burns and companion, Betty Clay of Richmond, Texas; one step-son, Wade Blair of New Waverly, TX.,; three daughters, Cindy Carpenter of Port La Vaca, TX., Jennifer Carpenter of Port La Vaca, TX., and Amy Carpenter of San Leon, Texas; one sister, Brenda Petras and husband Frank of Richmond, TX.; Nieces, Tina Petras, Leslie Davis; and nephew, Brad Petras.

 

More About CURTIS BLAIR and DARLEEN BURNS:

Marriage: 08 Aug 1998, Harris County, Texas

 

     

Child of ROBERT BURNS and BARTLEY HARRINGTON is:

                 iii.    DAVID WAYNE (LEIGHTENHEIMER)9 BURNS, b. 23 Oct 1950, Fort Bend, Texas; m. (1) CYNTHIA S MAYES, 28 May 1971, Wharton, Texas; m. (2) DEBRA A KUBALA, 20 Feb 1976, Wharton, Texas; b. 23 Mar 1953.

 

Notes for DAVID WAYNE BURNS LEIGHTENHEIMER:

 

 More About CYNTHIA S MAYES:

Individual Note: 18 Dec 1974

 

More About DAVID BURNS and CYNTHIA MAYES:

Marriage: 28 May 1971, Wharton, Texas

 

More About DAVID BURNS and DEBRA KUBALA:

Marriage: 20 Feb 1976, Wharton, Texas

 

Sources

1. Clara Burns Reynolds Photo Album

2. Aleene Burns King Genealogy Files

3. Texas Death, Marriage, and Divorce index online

4. Brenda Burns Petras

 

 

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