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Esther Burns

November 22, 1928 — April 11, 2024

Maryville

Esther Burns

Esther Burns, age 95 of Maryville, TN passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2024.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ell Ray Burns; parents, Levi and Vesta Dodd; grandson, Joshua Hilzinger; several sisters and one brother.  Survivors include her son, Earl Burns (Janice); daughter, Kathy Hilzinger (Bob); grandchildren, Kelvin Burns (Teresa), Shannon Burns (Kenny Bevers), Nathaniel Hilzinger (Jacqueline), Krista Lewis (David); great-grandchildren, Justin Burns, Logan Burns, Kathryn, Davy, and Lorien Lewis, Corbin Hilzinger; sisters, Evelyn Lawson (M.T.), Nancy Wilburn; special niece, Dottie Kidd; several other nieces and nephews.  The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM at Smith's West Chapel on Saturday, April 20, 2024.  A funeral service will follow the visitation at 12:00 PM officiated by Rev. Richard Brown and Rev. Kendall Melton.  Family and friends will gather for a graveside service at 1:00 PM at Clark's Grove Cemetery.  Smith Funeral & Cremation Service 865-983-1000 www.smithlifeandlegacy.com

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