Betty Jo Catherine Alexander Burns

April 29, 1925November 1, 2013

SHERMAN – Graveside services for Betty Jo Alexander Burns, of Denison, will be held on November 5, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at Cedarlawn Memorial Park in Sherman under the direction of Bratcher Funeral Home. Family night will be observed from 6:00 – 7:00 P.M., Monday, November 4 at Bratcher Funeral Home in Denison. Betty passed away Friday evening at a private care home in Sherman.

Betty was born in Sherman, Texas on April 29, 1925, the daughter of Claude Eugene and Mary Lou Alexander. She married Joseph Ray Burns, Sr. on August 8, 1942. Betty served as a PTA officer; was a member of Junior Alpha Delphi Club and the Dorcas Group of First Christian Church of Denison. She also worked in real estate and for Denison ISD.

Betty is survived by son Joe Burns, Jr. and wife Kathy of Bonham, son Jon Burns of Sherman, daughter Jan Fulenchek and husband Steve of Denison, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to First Christian Church of Denison.

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  • Graveside Service Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Betty Jo Catherine Alexander Burns

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November 6, 2013

Joe and Jon, So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. Prayers will be with you both and with your families. Che Che Dusek Smith

November 4, 2013

Prayers with and yours Jon.
Ray Stelchek

Brad Underwood

November 4, 2013

Grandma Betty was always so sweet and kind. I know she will be greatly missed. My prayers for your loss are with you.

November 4, 2013

Prayers for all of your family...Glenda means Cassidy

Yvonne Moore Boehm

November 4, 2013

Prayers to two specials men and their family. Was saddened to hear of the loss of your sweet mother. May the grace of God and the love of family see you thru this time.

Pamela Long

November 4, 2013

My prayers are with your family in the passing of sweet Betty. She was a dear friend of mine and my family for many years. She will be missed greatly.

~Pamela Long

Judy Jeter

November 4, 2013

Dear Jon, I send you my deepest sympathy. May GOD Bless you and your family now and always. Judy Gee Jeter

Linda Myracle

November 4, 2013

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

tina creed

November 4, 2013

when are the graveside services. date and time

Joline Buchanan White

November 3, 2013

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.