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Evelyn Alberta Wilson Burnham

Evelyn Alberta (Wilson) Burnham was born February 27, 1922 to Ennis Albert and Sadie Madeline Wilson and passed away March 12, 2018 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, MO at the age of 96 years.

She was united in marriage to Thomas Paul Lawson on November 23, 1946. To this union was born Glenda Kay Conway and Paul Wayne Lawson. She later married Charles Burnham on June 12, 1975 whose children are Larry Burnham, Joan Vaughn, Jean Burris, and Joey Burnham.

Evelyn is preceded in death by her parents, Ennis Albert and Sadie Wilson; husband Charles Burnham; and her sister Marie Jones.

She is survived by her daughter Glenda Kay Conway and husband Doug Conway of Eminence, MO; her son Paul Wayne Lawson and his wife Debbie of Barnhart, MO; three grandchildren Steve Conway and wife Kim of Ozark, MO, Stephanie Ellis of Crystal City, MO; and Kristen Griffaw and fiance' Joe Cummings of Festus, MO, great-grandchildren Brett Love and wife Summer, Mallory Ellis, Kale Conway and Cannon Griffaw, and numerous other family and friends.

Evelyn worked as a teacher's aide at Eminence Elementary school for many years. She loved to embroidery and make quilts until her eyesight failed. She loved to keep her lawn mowed and grass trimmed. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Eminence, MO. Her great enjoyment was spending time with her children and grandchildren whom she dearly loved. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Graveside Services for Evelyn Alberta Wilson Burnham, were held on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 1PM at Munsell Chapel Cemetery in Eminence, MO under the direction of Duncan Funeral Home, LLC of Eminence, MO



The family of Lelah Cooley wish to extend our sincere thanks for your many kindnesses and for the condolences and support that we have received. We also send our gratitude and appreciation to Pastor Darrell Jones and Eminence Assembly of God Church; staff and administration of Birch Tree Place and Duncan Funeral Home. May GOD Bless each one.




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