Donnie Burns, 82, of Ooltewah passed away Monday, April 29, 2019 .
A lifelong resident of Harrison and Ooltewah, Donnie retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad after 35 years of service.
He was a member of Brainerd Hills Baptist Church where he had served as an active deacon before his illness.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert & Myrtle Burns; sister, Joan B. Roark.
Survivors are his wife of 59 years, Barbara Burns; son, Brent Burns, Ooltewah; 3 daughters, Tracy (Robert) Petty, McDonald, Jennifer (David) Quarles, Jasper, and Jerris Ann Burns, Ooltewah; 4 grandchildren, Molley and Collin Petty, Addy and Trent Quarles; 1 niece and 2 nephews.
Services will be held Wednesday, May 1st at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Dr. Richard Mason and Rev. Mike Loftin officiating. Burial will follow at Ooltewah Cemetery.
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Memorial contributions may be made to Brainerd Hills Baptist Church, 6611 E. Brainerd Road., Chattanooga, TN 37421
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.