Published 1:09 pm Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Graveside services for Mrs. Martha Jane Burns were conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, at St. James Cemetery in Bassfield.
Father Thomasz Golab officiated.
Mrs. Burns, age 69, entered into the eternal rest of her Lord Wednesday morning, Jan. 4, 2023, at the Jefferson David County Hospital in Prentiss.
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The family received friends Saturday from 2 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. at Saulters Moore Funeral Home with the procession to St. James Cemetery departing the funeral home at 2:30 p.m.
Serving as Pallbearers were Ned Sanders, Luke Sanders, Sam Sanders, Colby Sanders, Ashton Sanders and Ashton Stamps.
Martha Jane Burns was born on June 28, 1953, in Warren County, MS to Carlyle and Frances Bass Long.
Jane, a homemaker, loved her family very much. She will especially missed by her nieces and nephews, of whom she considered to be her grandchildren and was called “Granny” by them. Jane had a heart of gold and will be remembered as always being there for her family and taking care of them.
Among the things she enjoyed, the family remarks that she loved to shop and liked to eat lunch at Ramey’s grocery store deli with her son. Jane attended St. Peter Catholic Church in Bassfield.
Jane was preceded in death by her parents, Carlyle and Frances Long and her husband, Robert E. Burns Sr.
Her memory will forever be cherished by her sons, James Larry Wright and Robert E. Burns Jr., both of Prentiss; sisters, Susan Fleharty (Bob) of Red Bluff, California and Rose Sanders (Danny) of Prentiss. Jane also leaves behind a host of nieces and nephews, of whom they considered to be their “Granny”.
Online condolences and a guest registry are available at www.saultersmoorefuneralhome.com.