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Ted Burns

Ted Burns, 90, went to be with his Lord on Sunday, May 3, 2020 in Mineral Wells.

A Visitation will be held Thursday, May 7, at Coker Funeral Home from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00p.m. The Funeral Service will be Friday, May 8, at 10:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Perrin with a private burial to follow at Bluebonnet Hill Cemetery in Colleyville. With limited space due to COVID-19 distancing protocols for the funeral service, the family strongly encourages those who attend Wednesday’s visitation to refrain from attending the service on Thursday.

Ted was born on Feb. 18, 1930 to William Nelson Burns and Grace Evans Burns in Brownwood. He married the love of his life, Mary Burns on June 16, 1950 in Fort Worth. Ted proudly served his country in the National Guard. He loved to fish, hunt, golf, and bowl where he was the President of the Texas Men’s Bowling Association. He was also inducted into the Hall of Fame for the Texas Men’s Bowling League. Ted was a proud member of the First Baptist Church of Perrin where he served as a Deacon. 

Ted is preceded in death by his parents; son, William “Billy” Clyde Burns; and brother William Burns.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his wife of 70 years, Mary; daughter, Debroah Burns McMillian; grandchildren, Amanda Walter and husband Eric, Justin Green and wife Dianna; great grandchildren, Hailey, Landon, Levi, and Braxton; sister-in-law; Bea Haroldson; Niece, Robin Hunter; Great Nieces, Tyra Hunter and Kari Evans; along with several beloved Cousins.

In Lieu of Flowers please make donations to: First Baptist Church of Perrin Building Fund, PO Box 38, Perrin, TX, 76486.

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