Leland Chris Burns – November 3, 2012

Leland Chris Burns, 90, formerly of Adrian, died Saturday, November 3, 2012 in Amarillo.
Graveside services will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 5, 2012 in Memorial Park Cemetery at Vega with David Bonnell, pastor of Adrian United Methodist Church officiating.   Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers at Vega.
Mr. Burns was born on September 24, 1922 in Inola, Oklahoma to A. P. and Beulah Burns.  He married Irma Brothers on August 25, 1945 in San Angelo, Texas.  She preceded him in death in 1985.
He then married Mary Collie in 1986.  She preceded him in death in 2009.
He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Grace, Carol and Lorraine.
He was a Methodist and a farmer.
He is survived by one son, Chris Burns, Jr. and his wife Marty of Adrian, two daughters, Vicki Brown of Dallas and Marsha Grantz and her husband Arthur of Palo Alto, California; one sister Donna Brooks of Big Cabin, Oklahoma; one brother Paul Burns of Tulsa, Oklahoma; seven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
Memorials to BSA Hospice, P.O. Box 950, Amarillo, TX 79105 and Adrian United Methodist Church, Adrian, Texas 79001.

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