Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, December 28, 2013, at First Baptist M.B. Church in Mound Bayou with Rev. Cyrus J. Burns officiating.
Burial will follow in Mound Bayou Memorial Gardens #2 cemetery under the directions of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home of Cleveland.
Visitation will be from 1-5 p.m., Friday, December 27, 2013 at the funeral home.
Survivors include wife Hazel Burns of Mound Bayou; sons Emerson T. Burns, Jr. of St. George, Kans., Carl Burns of Denton, Texas, Calvin Burns of Mound Bayou, Sturgiss Burns of Tyrone, Ga., Cyrus Burns of Davenport, Iowa, and Bartholomew Burns of Stockbridge, Ga.; daughters Pamela Fairman of Mound Bayou, Yolanda Beamon of Lansing, Ill., and Penelope Seaberry of St. Petersburg, Fla.; 35 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
Online guestbook may be viewed and signed at www.tlredmonfuneralhome.com