Bittles & Hurt Funeral Home

602 East Washington Street, Greencastle, IN


Julia Rae Burns

May 21, 1939August 8, 2019

Julie R. Burns, age 80, of Greencastle, passed away Thursday, August 8th at St. Vincent Heart Center.

Julie was an active member of Church of Christ, Cloverdale. She was also an active member in several sewing clubs including -Home Makers Club, One Stitch at a time, Wild & Wacky Embroidery Club, Sew Many Stitches. She was a charter member of the Indiana State Quilting Guild, in which she served many terms as an officer. She was also a past member of the Red Hat Club.

She was a local artist and ran a shop in Nashville, IN for several years. In her past ventures she ran Julie’s Poodle Parlor and Julie’s Fairway Restaurant. She also started “Return a Gift” to help families in need. She was foster mother to many children. She was also the beloved caregiver to many of her grandchildren and great grandchildren and was caregiver to the elderly for many years.

She leaves behind her Husband, Wayne (Greencastle) and children, Lori Smith (Greencastle), Aaron Burns (Cedar Lake) and wife Tammy, Emily Gore (Brownsburg) and husband Paul, daughter-in-law, Kasandra Burns, many grandchildren and great children.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and two sons, Terry and Alan Burns. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, August 12, 2018 at the Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home. Interment will follow at the Forest Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 8:00 PM on Sunday, August 11th at the Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family c/o www.BittlesandHurt.com


  • Visitation Sunday, August 11, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, August 12, 2019


Julia Rae Burns

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Kim Eubank

August 10, 2019

Wayne and family -- I am so sorry to hear about Julie. I have many memories of her, as well as all of your family, as I was growing up. I will never forget her smile and her laugh. She had love for everyone and always the kindest heart to help people. She will be so very missed..

Jerry, Sandy Glass

August 10, 2019

We will miss all the trips for embroidery and the great times of eating out.

Amy Sebring

August 10, 2019

Sweet sweet Julie, you and your radiant smile will be sorely missed.

Robert & Rita Lamb

August 9, 2019

Sorry for your loss

Lucinda Nunex

August 9, 2019

To the kindest person I've come in contact with, may you finally be with the Lord.
I know this was your biggest dream. Rest with ease.
Lucinda Nuñez

Pam Rossok

August 9, 2019

Wayne, So sorry for your loss. Julie was a very nice lady. Always willing to help anyone. She will be missed
Hugs and prayers for you.