OBITUARY

Paula Joyce Burns

May 22, 1957September 18, 2022
Obituary of Paula Joyce Burns
Paula Joyce Burns, age 65 of Knoxville, passed away Sunday, September 18, 2022. She was born May 22, 1957. She was a member of Westgate Christian Fellowship. Paula was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with family and shopping. Preceded in death by husband of 50 years, Vernon Burns; parents, Wilburn and Royselle Hammers; brother, Leon Hammers; and son-in-law, Marcus Brown. Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, David (Trinetti) Burns; daughter, Kelly Brown; grandchildren, Zach, Keely (Diego), Kyle, Jalen, Jordan, Breanna and Chase; great-grandchildren, Peyton, Parker, Kallie, Khloe, and Piper, all of Knoxville; brother, Randy Hammers of Six Mile, SC; niece, Ashley Harrison of Bonne Terre, MO; aunt, Joyce Loveday of Jonesboro, AR; great-niece, Sofia Harrison and great-nephew, Spence Harrison. Family will receive friends on Thursday, September 22, 2022 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at McCarty-Evergreen Funeral Home, 7426 Asheville Highway, Knoxville, TN 37924; a funeral service will begin at 1:00 pm, Rev. Mark Steinbach officiating. Following the visitation and service, family and friends will proceed to the East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery for a 2:00 pm graveside service.

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  • FAMILY

  • Vernon Burns Husband of 50 years (deceased)
  • Wilburn and Royselle Hammers Parents (deceased)
  • Leon Hammers Brother (deceased)
  • Marcus Brown Son-in-law (deceased)
  • David (Trinetti) Burns Son and Daughter-in-law
  • Kelly Brown Daughter
  • Survivors also include grandchildren, Zach, Keely (Diego), Kyle, Jalen, Jordan, Breanna and Chase; great-grandchildren, Peyton, Parker, Kallie, Khloe, and Piper; brother, Randy Hammers; niece, Ashley Harrison; aunt, Joyce Loveday; great-niece, Sofia Harrison and great-nephew, Spence Harrison.

Past Services

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Visitation

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Funeral Service

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Graveside Service