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Obituary of Eula Ann Hardister Burns
Eula Hardister Burns, 88, of Bear Creek died Thursday, March 28, 2019 at UNC Hospitals,
Mrs. Burns was born September 11, 1930, the daughter of R. Dolphus and Frances (Little) Hardister. Eula was a member of Sandy Branch Baptist Church and the senior Sunday School Class and was a homemaker. She enjoyed reading her Bible, working puzzles, yard work and going out to eat.
Eula was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph F. Burns; her parents; sisters, Jean Garner, Gail Maness and Sue Baker; brothers, J. L. Hardister and an infant brother.
She is survived by two daughters: Frances A. Smith and husband, Bill of Staley, Pat Lowman and husband, Steve of Siler City; two sons: Mike Burns and wife, Jenny of Bear Creek and Jackie Burns of Bennett; two sisters: Mary H. Snuggs of Badin and Elsie H. Phillips of Bear Creek; one brother: Ray Hardister and wife, Barbara of Bennett; grandchildren, P. J. (Ashley) and Chris Lowman, Brandy Pearce (Josh), Brittany Smith (Kyle), Sara Jo Burns, and Mary Wilson (Larry); fourteen great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 1:00-2:00 PM at Sandy Branch Baptist Church, 715 Sandy Branch Church Road, Bear Creek, NC and other times at the family home. The funeral will follow Saturday at 2:00 PM at Sandy Branch Baptist Church with Rev. Jesse Lott officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Sandy Branch Baptist Church, 715 Sandy Branch Church Road, Bear Creek, NC 27207 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959, www2.stjude.org.
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.