Jocelyn Burns

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 8, 2016

BRIDGE CITY, Texas – Jocelyn “Jo” Burns, 81, of
Bridge City, passed away on May 31, 2016, in Port Arthur.
Funeral services were at 11 a.m., Friday, June 3, 2016, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be Reverend Charles Miller. A graveside service was held at 3 p.m.
at McInnis Cemetery in Anacoco, La.
Born in Fisher, La. on September 13, 1934, she was the daughter of Andrew McInnis and LaNell (May) McInnis.
Jo was a teacher at Hatton Elementary for 30 years. She was also a member of First
Assembly of God in Groves. Jo loved quilting, reading, and camping. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, and sister.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Neil Burns; her parents; and her brother, Hoyt Chance.
is survived by her children, Michael Howard Burns, Sr. and wife, Reyna, of Port Neches, Mark N. Burns and wife, Ann, of League City, and Marie Burns, of Bridge City; her grandchildren, Michael Burns, Jr., Matthew Burns, Mindi Burns, Sunni Farren and
husband, Josh; her great-grandchild, Audrick Farren; her brother, Jerry McInnis and wife, Sheila, of Bridge City; many cousins, nieces, and nephews; and her special friend, Jacob Monceaux.
Serving as pallbearers were Matthew Burns,
Michael Burns, Jr., Jacob Monceaux, Bo McInnis, Jude Lemoine, and Troy Kidder.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Bridge City Library at 101 Parkside Dr., Bridge City, TX 77611.