Lewiston Morning Tribune|
Jan. 2, 1940
Mrs. Mary Ann Burns Is Called By Death
Mrs. Mary Ann Burns, 89, resident of Lewiston and Clarkston the last 25 years, died at her home in Clarkston at 7:40 yesterday morning after a prolonged illness. Mrs. Burns was a native of Leeds, England, born Dec. 5, 1850, and came to the United States with her parents, the Rev. and Mrs. J. G. H. Armistead, when 13 years old. On March 26, 1866, she was married to Theodore Scott Burns, Keokuk, Iowa, who died Jan. 1, 1914.
Survivors include four daughters and three sons, Mrs. J. C. Crosswhite, Miss Lena Burns, Hugh Burns, all of Clarkston; Mrs. W. G. Pontius, Lewiston; Lawrence Burns, Flint, Mich.; Miss Ethel Burns, Spokane, and J. E. Burns, Carthage, Mo.; also seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Two daughters, Miss Lina Burns and Mrs. Blanche Simmons, preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 2 from the Vassar-Rawls chapel. Burial will be in Normal Hill cemetery.