Charlene R. Burns, Carmi, April 2, 2015 Obituary
Charlene R. (Davis) Burns, 80, of Carmi, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015
at 12:50 p.m. at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN. She was born
December 31, 1934 in Clinton, Illinois, the daughter of Charles Andrew
"Charlie" and Rose (Patterson) Davis.
Charlene married Robert John "Boo" Burns on December 19, 1953 and he
preceded her in death on June 7, 2011. She was a housewife and mother of
four. Charlene loved reading, watching TV and the Chicago Cubs.
Charlene is survived by three sons, Mark (Beth) Burns of Grayville, Joe
Burns of Carmi and Phil (Anne) Burns of Brownsburg, IN; three grandchildren,
Josh Burns of Evansville, IN, Mitch and Ross Burns both of Brownsburg, IN;
and a sister, Clara Douthit of Lincoln, IL. She was preceded in death by
her husband; a son, Danny Burns; and a sister, Alice Soran.
A Celebration of Life for Charlene Burns, 80, of Carmi, will be held on
Sunday, April 12, 2015, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Campbell Funeral
Home in Carmi. A private burial will be held at St. Polycarp Catholic
Cemetery in Carmi.
Memorial gifts may be given in Charlene's name to Brownsville School and
will be accepted at Campbell Funeral Home.
Obit. from Campbell Funeral Home website.