Marjorie L. Burns

CENTRALIA — Marjorie L. Burns, 86, of Centralia, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia surrounded by her family.

Marjorie was born March 2, 1933, in Centralia, daughter of Frank V. Smith and Mable Lela (Epps) Smith.

Marjorie is survived by her son: Mark Seats of Centralia, daughter: Judy Paskavich and husband John of Centralia, sister: Lela Johnson of Centralia, seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son Richard “Kent” Christian Seats, and brother-in-law Floyd Johnson.

Marjorie loved her family above all else. She will be remembered as a caring and kind mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend.

Per Marjories wishes, cremation rites will be accorded and no public services will be held.

Memorial donations may be made to the Centralia Humane Society and will be accepted at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home at 235 North Sycamore Street Centralia, Illinois 62801, 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Burns family.

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