Melvin Anthony Burns
Melvin Anthony Burns
  • March 16, 1942 - December 27, 2017
  • New Orleans, Louisiana

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Melvin Anthony Burns, 75, passed away in New Orleans, Louisiana on December 27, 2017.

He is preceded in death by his parents, William and Florence Burns; son, Timothy Paul Burns; sisters, Joyce Lomax and Anita Lewis; brothers, Edwin Burns, Edgar Burns, George Burns, William Burns, Clifford Burns and Archibald Burns.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Gladys Epps Burns; loving daughters, Cara Mackey (Mitchell), Florence Francois (Cleveland), Bridgette Melton (Henry) and Melissa McClendon; cherished grandchildren, Shana Henshaw (Kenyon), Mitchell Mackey, Jr. (Latrell), Kiara Diggs (David), Masen Mackey, Deanna Mackey, Brielle Mackey, Kameron Francois, Kylan Francois, Malayia Burns, Alani Miller and Leah McClendon; great grandchildren, Sanai and Kenyon Henshaw, Maci and Maya Mackey, and Star Diggs; sister, Gloria Aaron (Floyd), and a host of nieces and nephews.

Friends and family are invited to attend the Memorial Service at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses,3031 Behrman Hwy., New Orleans, LA 70114 on Saturday, December 30, 2017.