Eva Dell Burns

Monday, March 17, 2014

Eva Dell Burns, 93, of Piggott, Ark., passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark.

She was born March 9, 1921, in Crockett, Ark., and was the daughter of the late Harrison and Sarah Ellen (Holifield) Crockett.

She was united in marriage to Delmar Burns on Aug. 17, 1942, and to this union two children were born. Delmar preceded her in death on January 27, 1982. She was also preceded in death by her son, Danny Burns on November 20, 1989; grandson, Darren Trent Holcomb, great-great granddaughter, Alexandria Burns; her siblings: John L. Crockett, William Denver Crockett, Floyd Cecil Crockett, Edith Ida Gurley, Veda Bell Smith, Ester Crockett and Taylor Crockett.

Survivors include her daughter, Cathy Sue Ellen Holcomb and husband Gary of Piggott, Ark.; daughter-in-law, Dian Wofford of Piggott, Ark.; grandchildren: Darrell Burns and wife Hope, Delane Burns and wife Tobey and Susan Holcomb all of Piggott, Ark., and Fonda Leigh Tate and husband Paul of Arnold, Mo.; great-grandchildren: Joseph Burns, Ethan Burns, Christopher Burns, Brett Burns, Madison Alizabeth Pool, Randy Scott Pool and Nicolas Tate; one great-great grandson, Kyle Burns and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 14, 2014, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Boyd Wicker officiating. Burial was in Liberty Hill Cemetery in Rector, Ark. Pallbearers were Tommy Wicker, Delane Burns, Darrell Burns, Kevin Hardin, Donald Ray Foster and William Holt with Ronnie Crockett and Steve Satterfield serving at honorary pallbearers. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark., was in charge of the arrangements. Visitation was held Thursday evening at the funeral home.

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