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Obituary for Mattie Jane Burns
Mattie Jane Burns, 87, of Creswell died Monday, April 29, 2019, at her grandson's residence in Engelhard.
Born December 10, 1931 in Tyrrell County she was the daughter of the late William Dewey Phelps and Estelle Ambrose Phelps and was preceded in death by her husband, Conley David Burns; son, David Kearney Burns; sister, Leona Phelps Davenport; brothers, Tom Phelps and Denny Phelps, Sr. Mattie Jane was a retired home health nurse and member of Philippi Church of Christ.
Her family includes her sisters, Ada Phelps Moreland of West Palm Beach, Florida and Diana Phelps Dintino and husband Paul of New Jersey; brothers, Charles Phelps of Florida and Tony Phelps of Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Laurie Burns Woodley and Anthony Kirt Burns and wife Renee; great grandchild, Ian Woodley and many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Philippi Church of Christ, Creswell with Jimmy Davenport and Glenn Brickhouse officiating. Burial will follow in the Davenport Family Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm at Philippi Church of Christ and other times at the residence.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.