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Obituaries

Obituaries

Kathleen K Burns 1950 - 2006 McLouth

Services for Kathleen K. "Kathy" Burns, 55, McLouth, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of McLouth. Burial will follow in McLouth Cemetery.Mrs. Burns died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2006, at her home.She was born Aug. 14, 1950, in Clinton, Mo., the daughter of James Raymond and Rosa Lee "Rosie" Jellison Kessler. She was a lifelong resident of McLouth and graduated in 1968 from McLouth High School.Mrs. Burns was a homemaker. She and her first husband owned and operated a grocery store, restaurant and video store in McLouth. She also worked as a cook at Welch Wood Products in Perry. She married Fred Woodhead in 1968. They divorced. She married Thomas Eugene Burns on Aug. 18, 1990, in Oskaloosa. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include her mother, McLouth; two sons, Curtis Woodhead, McLouth, and Clinton Woodhead, Liberty, Mo.; a stepson, Sean P. Burns, Lawrence; a stepdaughter, Michelle Shelley, Lawrence; three brothers, Edward and Greg Kessler, both of McLouth, and John Kessler, Blue Rapids; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Barnett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa.The family suggests memorials to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066.