Patricia G. “Patti” Burns

GRAY:  Patricia G. “Patti” Burns, 54, of Brookwood Drive, died Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015, at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, surrounded by her loved ones.  The family greeted friends from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016, at Bridges Funeral Home in Gray.  Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, in the sanctuary of Bradley Baptist Church, with the Rev. Steve Johnson officiating.  Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Burns was born June 8, 1961, in Union City, Tenn., and had lived in Gray for the past 31 years.  She was a member of Bradley Baptist Church, where she served as the children’s Sunday school teacher.  She worked as director of operations for CertiStaff, Inc.  Patti will always be remembered by her contagious laugh and sense of humor.

Mrs. Burns is survived by her husband, Gregory Lamar “Greg” Burns; sons and daughter-in law, Justin Burns, Kyle and Jennifer Burns, and Lane Burns; parents, Kelly and Edith Graves; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ben and Diane Graves and Keith and Lisa Graves; sister, Andrea G. Dominy; and by several nieces and nephews.

Flowers will be accepted; however, those who wish may make contributions to Bradley Baptist Church in Mrs. Burns’ memory.

The family may be contacted at the residence at 210 Brookwood Drive in Gray.

Bridges Funeral Home and Crematory in Gray had charge of arrangements.  Please visit the online memorial at


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