Tsgt. George T. Burns, Ret. USAF


  • Visitation Dates and Times

    Thursday, September 14, 2017 9:00-10:00 a.m.

  • Visitation Location
    Moss Funeral Home, Trenton
  • Service Date
    Thursday, September 14, 2017
  • Service Time
    10:00 a.m.
  • Service Location
    Moss Funeral Home, Trenton
  • Full Obituary

    TSgt. George T. Burns, Ret. USAF, age 84, of Summerfield, died Friday, September 8, 2017 at Breese Nursing Home.

    He was born July 24, 1933 in Hornwall, TN, a son of the late George Ashley and Margaret Naomi, nee Peery, Burns.

    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lula Mae, nee McAlpine, Burns; a brother-in-law, Skippy Wright; and a nephew, Tim Wright.

    Surviving is his daughter Margaret (Wally) Foxworthy of Summerfield; grandchildren, Dawn (Brett) Lammers, Danielle Tibbs, and Sean King; great-grandchildren, Wyatt, Jonathon, and Lexie Lammers and JoJo Tibbs; and a sister, Sarah Wright of Waverly, TN.

    George retired from the United States Air Force and Laborers Union at Eglin Air Force Base after 20 years and 1 day of service, and was a member of St. John United Church of Christ of Summerfield.

    Funeral Services will be Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Moss Funeral Home in Trenton with Chaplain Jimmy Owens officiating. Interment will be in Fouts Cemetery near Centralia.

    Visitation will be Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at Moss Funeral Home in Trenton.

    Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and will be received at the funeral home.

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