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Mary Ann Burns, 49, of Talpa, died Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at her residence. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at McCoy Chapel of Memories. Arrangements were made under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
She was born Mary Ann Sanders on May 31, 1962, in Sweetwater, the daughter of William Donald Sanders, Jr. and Sunshine Tempest Hamilton Sanders. She grew up and attended school in Sweetwater. She moved to Talpa three months ago from Virginia. She worked as a waitress and always was willing to help others.
Survivors include three children, Traissa Sanders of Sweetwater, Amber Burns of Talpa and Jonathan Burns of Talpa; three brothers, Bobby Sanders of Fort Worth, Jimmy Sanders of Fort Worth and Junior Sanders of Sweetwater; one sister, Debbie Sanders of Fort Worth; three grandchildren, Christian Sanders of Sweetwater, Israel Sanders of Sweetwater; great aunt, Winnie Johns of Sweetwater; cousins, Jesse Johns, Rocky Johns and Bobby Johns, all of Sweetwater.
She was preceded in death by her parents.