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DeWanda Dees Burney

May 7, 1945 ~ January 11, 2018 (age 72)

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DeWanda Dees Burney, 72, of Paragould, passed away Thursday, January 11, 2018. She was born May 7, 1945, to Dewitt and Velma Dees. DeWanda had a passion for caring for animals. She was very loving and devoted to her children and grandchildren.

DeWanda was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wilmer Burney; and 4 sisters.

Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Justin and Kristen Burney of O’Cala, FL, Seth and Nola Burney of Rector; daughter and son-in-law, Rachel and Shane Mitchell of Paragould; brothers, Jerry, Frankie, and Russell Dees, Murrell and Gaylon Greer; grandchildren, Nick and Conner Guirbino, Morgan Burney, Christopher Burney, Bethany and Michael Dent, Zachary, Austin, and Madison Mitchell; and great-grandchild, Aydin Burney.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 14, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Phillips Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held on Monday, January 15, at 2 p.m. in the Center Hill Chapel of Phillips Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Linwood Cemetery.

Pallbearers include Justin Burney, Seth Burney, Christopher Burney, Shane Mitchell, Austin Mitchell, and Zachary Mitchell.

 Service Information

January 14, 2018

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Phillips Funeral Home
4904 West Kingshighway
Paragould, AR 72450

Funeral Service
January 15, 2018

2:00 PM
Phillips Funeral Home
4904 West Kingshighway
Paragould, AR 72450

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