- Cullman, Alabama

February 4, 2011

Elena Dean Burns

The Cullman Times

CULLMAN — Elena Dean Burns

Funeral services for Elena Dean Burns, 82, of Crane Hill will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at Livingston Chapel United Methodist Church in Crane Hill, Bros. Wade Franks and Kenneth Graham officiating, with interment in the church cemetery. Mrs. Burns will lie in state from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church.

Moss-Service Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Burns passed away Sunday, Jan. 30, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. She was born Dec. 26, 1928, to Charlie and Mattie McDaniel Waldrop. Elena was a wonderful wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and great-grandmother to her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include her husband, Merrill Durwood Burns; two daughters, Deborah (Don) Colburn and Linda (Larry) Guthrie; a son, Gary (Becky) Burns; a sister, Martha Millwood; a brother, Wayne Waldrop; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Neal Walton, Stephan Davis, Joey Lee, Joshua Burns, Ronnie Burns, Heath Laney and Damon McGinity.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the church.