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Peggy Burns

Wednesday, January 5, 2005

SIKESTON - Peggy Burns, 53, died Jan. 4, 2005, at her home.

Born April 3, 1951, in Cicero, Ill., daughter of Marvin and Barbara Henrickson Shelton of Sikeston, she was a member of the Diehlstadt General Baptist Church. She had been an assistant manager for Osco Drug and was later employed as a switchboard operator for Missouri Delta Medical Center.

On Jan. 24, 1970, she married James Burns who survives of the home.

Survivors in addition to her husband and parents include: one son, Adam Burns of Sikeston; two daughters, Maggie Burns and Jacquelyn Burns of Sikeston; three brothers, Danny Shelton and Daryl Shelton of Sikeston and Daniel Brown of Florida; and five grandchildren.

One grandchild preceded her in death.

Visitation is from 2 p.m. Friday until service time at 4 p.m. at Ponder Funeral Home. Mark Odle, pastor of the Diehlstadt General Baptist Church, will officiate.

Cremation will follow.