Sharon "Cookie" Burns

September 29, 1944 ~ April 28, 2021 (age 76)

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Mrs. Sharon “Cookie” Burns, age 76, of Vidalia, died Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after a brief illness.  She was a native of Chicago, Illinois and was raised in Orlando, Florida.  She lived in Sarasota, Florida and Bradenton, Florida before moving to Vidalia in 1986.  She worked a paraprofessional with Vidalia City Schools for eleven years, was an active member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Vidalia.  She enjoyed playing golf, and was a member of the former Vidalia Country Club and the former Rocky Creek Golf Club. She is preceded in death by a son, Curtis Ray Burns, Jr.; and parents, George Henry Homan and Eleanor Tyc Homan.

Survivors include her husband of fifty-two years, Ray Burns; one daughter, Dorre Burns, both of Vidalia; one brother, George “Sonny” Homan of Lake Worth, Florida; four grandchildren, Iesha Burns, Sharon Tolbert, Eddie Tolbert, and Tyrek Burns; eight great-grandchildren, and one niece.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, May 5th, at 11:00 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  Burial will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 3119North St. East, Vidalia, GA 30474.

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May 4, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home
310 North Street West
PO Box 308
Vidalia, GA 30475

Funeral Service
May 5, 2021

11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
3119 North Street East
Vidalia, GA 30474

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