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Rev. Canon Jervis Burns

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Rev. Burns was born on October 18, 1942 and passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018.

Rev. Burns was a resident of Mississippi at the time of passing.

A native of New Orleans, Canon Burns was a graduate of the Benjamin Franklin High School Class of 1960.

Canon Burns was commissioned a chaplain in the Army Reserve.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, January 13 at 11:00 AM , at St. Paul's Episcopal Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Benjamin Franklin High School, 2001 Leon C. Simon Dr., New Orleans, LA 70122 and St. Paul's Episcopal Church (for Stop Hunger Now), 1421 Goodyear Blvd., Picayune, MS 39466.