Dorothy Gail Burns
LEWISBURG [ndash] Dorothy Gail Burns, 79, (known to many as Butch) of Lewisburg went to be with our Lord Monday morning at Peyton Hospice House in Lewisburg.
Butch was born July 20, 1939 in Fairlea, the daughter of the late Charles M. and Doris Leftwich Surber.
Gail was a member of Lewisburg United Methodist Church. She was a graduate of Greenbrier High School in Ronceverte; a graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan University and received her Masters in Education plus 15 from Radford University Radford, VA. She taught at many levels and was happiest as a teacher at Lewisburg Elementary School. Her career was 30 plus years.
Preceded her in death other than her parents, was a sister Jean Surber Boone and her husband Jack; brother in law Thomas Flack and brother in law Sonny Burns.
Left to cherish Gail's memory are her husband William O. Burns; sister Charlene Surber Flack of Charlotte, NC.; sister in law Pat Burns of Fairlea; she was loved and will be remembered by her nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mrs. Burns will be Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg with Rev. Joe Geiger officiating, with entombment following at Greenbrier Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Lewisburg.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Friday, June 14, 2019 at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Peyton Hospice House, 1265 Maplewood Ave., Lewisburg, WV 24901.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg, is in charge of arrangements.
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Published on June 11, 2019


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