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 Elizabeth Pearl <I>Waters</I> Burns

Elizabeth Pearl Waters Burns

Blount County, Tennessee, USA
Death 18 Sep 2003 (aged 85)
Tennessee, USA
Burial Maryville, Blount County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 33950724 · View Source
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Elizabeth Pearl Burns
February 18, 1918 - September 18, 2003

Birthplace: Blount County, TN
Resided In: Maryville TN USA
Visitation: September 20, 2003
Service: September 20, 2003
Cemetery: Logans Chapel Cemetery

BURNS, Elizabeth Waters age 85 of Wildwood, daughter of (Pappy) Joe and Lula Waters of
Wildwood. Preceded in death by her parents and brothers Enoch, Max, and Otis Waters. Beloved
wife of 52 years to Floyd Thomas Burns, Sr. She was an active member of Logans Chapel United
Methodist Church. Mr. and Mrs. Burns were the first formal wedding to take place in the new
Logans Church building. Mrs. Burns graduated from Porter High School. She attended Maryville
College for two years, transferring to the University of Tennessee where she graduated with a
degree in Home Economics. She retired from the Blount County School System in 1983 after
teaching at Porter Elementary for 16 years, Friendsville and Porter High Schools for 9 years.

Beloved Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother to: Children, Jane and David Doan of
Blountville, TN; John and Susan Burns of Townsend, TN; Becky and Paul DePrator of
Stongsville, OH; Floyd Thomas Jr. and Nancy Burns of Chattanooga, TN; and Robert Burns of
Maryville. Grandchildren Lori and Adam Hitch, Elizabeth Doan, Lucinda and Nathaniel Allin,
Holly Burns, Alisa Doan, Debrorah Doan, David Bruce Doan III, and Rebekah Megan Burns.
Step-grandchildren Jenise Greene, Doreen and Ed Zimmer, Kellie Dickson, Tiffany and Bill
Bright, Derek DePrator. Great-grandchildren Anthony and Addison Hitch, great-grandson
expected in December, Destiny, Noah and Olivia Zimmer. Schuyler Dickson, Ryan Bright. Sister,
Mary Sue Thames of Maryville. Brother and sister-in-law, Carl and Grace Waters of Maryville.
Sisters-in-law, Edith Pierce of Townsend, Ruby Burns and Ventura, CA, Several nieces and

Funeral services will be 7:00 PM Saturday, September, 20th, 2003, at McCammon-Ammons-Click
Funeral Home with Dr. Charles Bryan and Rev. Ann Robbins officiating. Family and friends will
meet 2:00 PM Sunday at Logans Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery for the interment.
The family will receive friends 5:00 to 7:00 PM Saturday at McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral
Home. In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Logans Chapel United Methodist Church.
4626 Logans Loop Road, Maryville, TN 37804

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  • Created by: Robin Lee
  • Added: 17 Feb 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33950724
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Pearl Waters Burns (18 Feb 1918–18 Sep 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33950724, citing Logans Chapel Cemetery, Maryville, Blount County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Robin Lee (contributor 46867263) .