Mary “Dianna” Burns, 61, went to be with her Heavenly Father on September 12, 2011. She passed quietly in her sleep, at home.

Mary “Dianna” Burns, 61, went to be with her Heavenly Father on September 12, 2011. She passed quietly in her sleep, at home.


Dianna was born August 18, 1950, in Independence, Missouri, to Emory and Virginia Burns. She was baptized and confirmed at Englewood RLDS Church. She graduated from Van Horn High School in 1968. Dianna was never married. She belonged to the Church of Jesus Christ, Zion’s Witness Restoration Branch.


Memorial service will be at 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 25, 2011, at the church, 15008 E. 35th Street, Independence, MO.


Dianna was preceded in death by her parents.


She is survived by her loving sister, Francis Burns, of the home; a brother, Emory Burns and wife, Debbie; one niece; one nephew; several cousins; and her aunt, Katie Coy.