Alvis P Burns
August 26, 1927 ~ October 27, 2007
LINDEN Funeral services for Alvis P. Burns, 80, of Linden will be at 10:30 A.M., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007 at Reeder-Davis-Schindler Chapel in Linden with the Revs. Ron Bartlett and Ronnie Raines officiating. Burial will be in Zion Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 6-8 P.M. on Monday. Mr. Burns died Saturday, October 27 at his residence. He was born August 26, 1927 in Lanier. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Signal Corps and a 32nd Degree Mason and a Shriner. He was a former vice president and a professor for many years at East Texas Baptist University in Marshall. Mr. Burns is survived by: two sisters Lurlene Lawrence and Violet Anderson, both of Linden; four brothers Bennie Burns of Linden, Troy Burns of Queen City, Clarence Burns of Linden and Lonnie Burns of McLeansville, North Carolina. He was preceded in death by his parents John O. and Rosie Burns; two brothers Johnny and Travis Burns and a sister Bobbie Johnson.