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Alice Lorene Melton Burns, 88, Burkesville, KY (1932-2020)

Mrs. Alice Lorene Melton Burns of Burkesville passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at the Cumberland Valley Manor in Burkesville, Kentucky. She was 88 years old.

All services will be held privately. Online condolences may be left at

She was born in Burkesville, Kentucky on Thursday, January 28, 1932, the daughter of Marvin L. and Cora (Pryor) Melton. She was of the Christian Faith.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Millard "Mose" Burns, whom she wed on Monday, May 22, 1950, grandson, Justin Allen Burns, sisters, Weltha Flynn, Isabell Reynolds, Aliene Ferguson, Nell Melton.

She is survived by her children, Otis "Odie" (and Shirley) Burns of Burkesville, Kentucky, Tim (and Regina) Burns of Burkesville, Kentucky, Chris (and Karen) Burns of Burkesville, Kentucky, brother, Roy "Shorty" Melton of Bloomington, Indiana, grandchildren, Jeff (and Michelle) Burns, James (and Kim) Burns, Nancy (and Clinton) Smith, Patricia (and Adam) Tittle, Tyler (and Stephanie) Burns, Aaron Burns, Jaden Burns, Kolton Burns, several great-grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, and several step-great-grandchildren.

Norris-New Funeral Home is honored to be in charge of all the arrangements.

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Alice Lorene Melton Burns, 88, Burkesville, KY (1932-2020)

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