OBITUARY

Virginia Burns

Born May 2, 1932

Virginia Howell Burns, 80, passed away February 1, 2013 while in hospice care following an accident. Virginia a native Atlantan, was the elder daughter of the late William Wall Burns and Mildred King Burns. After graduating from Henry Grady High School in 1950, she attended the Atlanta Division of the University of Georgia. Virginia was employed for many years by Swissair and as a result was able to travel extensively and visit many places in the world. Virginia, a gourmet cook, was greatly appreciated by her many friends for her sumptuous dinners. She will also be remembered for the many exquisite works in needlepoint that she produced. She was a member of Rock Spring Presbyterian Church. Virginia, a lovely Southern lady, is survived by her sister Sue Burns and by her many, many friends by whom she will be greatly missed. A graveside service is planned for Monday, February 18, 2013, at 2:00 P.M. in Arlington Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your favorite charity. Online condolences may be made at hmpattersonspringhill.com

Services

  • Graveside Service Monday, February 18, 2013
REMEMBERING

Virginia Burns

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February 23, 2013

With deepest sympathy to the Burns family during your time of grief...God is for you a refuge and strength, A help that is there to be found during difficult times...May God provide you with peace and comfort to endure the days ahead.

Grace Quinn

February 19, 2013

Many of us at Rock Spring Presbyterian Church remember Virginia so fondly for her energy and love of life. Please know that we are saddened by her passing and wish Sue and all her family and friends our deepest sympathy

S.Griggs

February 19, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

EG

February 19, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

February 18, 2013

Sue, my thoughts are with you as you continue on your way without your sister, housemate, buddy, and the one who knew you best. Love from Helen Kay

Pat Jones

February 18, 2013

Sue, so saddened to hear of Virginia's death; you are in my thoughts and prayers.

February 18, 2013

Sorry to hear about Virginia passing. She will be missed. Jimmy & Tina Gunter

Anita

February 17, 2013

Sorry to hear about your loss,may the God of all comfort be with you and your family during these difficult times. Isaiah 61:2

February 17, 2013

We were so sorry to read this morning about your loss. Our most heartfelt sympathies.
Patricia, Robert and Katia Reeb

February 17, 2013

Sue, I extend my deepest sympathy for the loss of Virginia, who was a beautiful soul and a wonderful sister, I know. I have many delightful memories of our times together and will miss her so as I still miss my sister. Marilyn Vance McGaughey