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Billy James Burns

July 14, 1943 — August 7, 2021

Funeral Services for Mr. Billy James Burns, 78, of Monroe, LA, will be 10:00 AM Thursday, August 12, 2021, at North Monroe Baptist Church, with Rev. Warren Eckhardt officiating. Interment will follow at Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Burns was born July 14, 1943, and passed away on August 7, 2021. He graduated from ULM. Mr. Burns was a member of North Monroe Baptist Church. He was a veteran who served in the United States Army during Vietnam. Mr. Burns worked for Perry and Sons, Friendly Finance on Winnsboro Road, and then retired from Chase. He enjoyed watching television especially football and occasionally golfing. Mr. Burns enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his children and grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Dorothy Burns; son, Scott Burns, grandson, Gregory Johnston; and great-grandson, Abel Johnston.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Sharon McGraw Burns; daughter, Dewana L. Evans (Allan); daughter, Candance A. Johnston; daughter, Samantha D. Burns; son, James A. Burns (Tayler); daughter, Gracie D. Burns; daughter, Elizabeth Burns; son, Andrew Burns; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Cheryl Farrell (Sam); as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation will be from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at Mulhearn Funeral Home, Monroe, LA.

Memorials may be made to North Monroe Baptist Church Building Fund, or the Northeast Louisiana War Veterans Home.

Online registry/condolences: www.mulhearnfuneralhome.com
Mulhearn Funeral Home
Monroe, Louisiana
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Wednesday, August 11, 2021

5:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Mulhearn Funeral Home - Monroe

2308 Sterlington Road, Monroe, LA 71203

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Thursday, August 12, 2021

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North Monroe Baptist Church

210 Finks Hideway Rd, Monroe, LA 71203

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Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery

623 Highway 80, Monroe, LA 71203

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