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Virginia S. Burns, 81, of Salisbury, passed away on Thursday July 31, 2014 at her home. She was born on January 28, 1933 in Annapolis, Maryland to the late Herman Buckner Smith and Edith A. Smith.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Salisbury. She was a church secretary for 22 years at First Baptist Church, Spencer.
Surviving, are her husband John K. Burns of 63 years; four sons, John B. Burns (Diana) of Austin, Texas, David K. Burns (Ashley) of Charlotte, NC, Michael B. Burns of Greer, SC, and John F. Burns of Starke, FL; six grandchildren; a brother, Herman B. Smith of Gibsoaia, PA; and a sister, Edith Ann Coggins, Overland Park, KA.
Mrs. Burns will be cremated and no services are planned at her request. Friends and acquaintances may observe a moment of silence and praise God for his love, mercy, and salvation.
Memorials may be sent to Baptist Children’s Home of North Carolina, Inc., P.O.Box 338, Thomasville, NC 27361.
Carolina Cremation of Salisbury and Charlotte is assisting the Burns family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.