Mrs. Lula Mae Burns

Published 5:33 pm Monday, April 1, 2019

FAYETTE, Ala. — Lula Mae Burns, 85, of Fayette, Ala., passed away peacefully from natural causes Sunday, March 31, 2019, at the home of her daughter, Donna Sims and husband Richard Sims of Lanett, Ala.

Born February 21, 1934, in Fayette, she was the daughter of the late Ellis Black and Cora Black.

She was a long time employee of Fayette Manufacturing and Bettin Manufacturing in Fayette. Lula was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Fayette.

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She was preceded in death by her  husband, Harold G. Burns; her son, Douglas Burns of Fayette; her grandson, Logan Overton of Lanett; four brothers, all of Fayette, as follows, Grady Black and wife Edith, Roy Black and wife Palestine, Orville Black and wife Elizabeth, and Theron Black.

Lula is survived by her daughter Donna Sims and husband Richard Sims of Lanett; a sister, Arlene Humber of Fayette; a brother, Robert Black of Fayette; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Charles Burns and wife Mammie Lou Burns of Fayette, and three grandchildren; Jessica Overby, Tracey Meigs and Heath Abney all of Lanett.

Lula has many nieces and nephews, all of these she loved dearly.

The family will have visitation from 11 until 12 noon CDT on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at Nelson Funeral Home in Fayette.

The funeral service will follow at noon CDT in the chapel with the Rev. Jerry Ray of Fayette officiating.

There will not be any service at the cemetery but burial will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery in Fayette.