Georgia "Granny" Burns, age 92, of Pocola, Oklahoma was born in Bonanza, Arkansas on November 12th, 1927 the daughter of Joe and Oma Curd. With her family by her side, at 6:30am on Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 Granny’s Life Long Dream came true as she exhaled her last breath on the earth and she took in her first breath of Heavenly Air and found herself sitting at the feet of her Savior.
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She lived a simple life that consisted of caring for and loving her family. Granny was a perfect example of a Prayer Warrior, she would spend hours talking to God and he always listened. She loved to spend time with family and friends and was always up for a trip no matter how long or short. We couldn’t stop without saying she was the best Dumpling maker ever to live.
Those left to carry on her Legacy are two daughters: Barbra Mattox and husband Rev. Roger of Poteau, Paula Oxford and husband Marty of the Home; Three sons: James Anderson and wife Patti of Fort Smith, Daryl Anderson and wife Becky of Poteau, David Anderson and wife Debbie of Greenwood; Grandchildren: Roger Mattox Jr. and wife Suzanna of Poteau, Jeff Mattox of Hartshorne, Rodney Mattox and wife Lisa of Muskogee, Adriane Martin and husband Todd of Barling, April Caughern and husband Dwaine of Poteau, Lindsey Anderson of Poteau, Ashley Anderson and Matt Caswell of Fort Smith, Michael Anderson and wife Kayleigh of Greenwood, Maggie Anderson and Spencer Jones of Greenwood, Martyka Oxford of Pocola, Daniel Oxford and Caitlin Fraga of Pocola; Great Grandchildren: Bailee, Emilee, Autumn, Cody, Allison, Alexus, Kye, Ryan, Rylee, Ryiah, Rylissa, Averi, Kylie, Preslie, Madison, Bailey, Paeton, Allie, Taylyn, Alec, Xavier, Brice, Nita, Jackson, Leicawn, Keionna, Tashayla and D’Artagan; Great Great Grandchildren: Kylah, Holt; Sister: Alvina Mason, Nephew: Damon Mason and a host of Nieces, Nephews, other relatives and friends.
Granny was preceded in death by her husband Paul Burns, Grandsons D.J. Anderson and Lincoln Turner, eight brothers and four sisters.
Home Going Celebration service will be held at 1:00 pm Monday, August 10th, 2020 at the Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Spiro with Reverend Jeff Mattox and Reverend Roger D. Mattox Sr. officiating. Interment will follow in New Hope Cemetery in Spiro, Oklahoma under the direction of Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.
Pallbearers for the service are Son-in-law Marty Oxford and Grandsons.