Services for Sam J.Burns, 90, were held Tuesday, Nov. 11 at Erman Smith Funeral Home Chapel with Bro Kyle Smith and Robert Burns officiating. Interment was in Ebenezer Cemetery. He was born May 12, 1924 in Emory. He died Friday, Nov. 7 at his home in Pittsburg. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church and served in the Army. He was the retired owner of Burns Grocery. He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar ColumbusBurns and Nona Cook Burns.He is survived by his wife, Mildred Katherine Burns; one son, Danny K. Burns; one daughter Teresa Ann Gholston of New Boston; grandchildren, Tausha Renee Carlson of Austin, Blake Daryn Burns of Fort Worth, Bradley Kyle Burns of Keller, Lance Christopher Gholston of Arlington, Collin Ryan Gholston of New Boston; great-grandchildren, Broc and Beckum Burns, Kennedy and Cade Carlson, Addison Gholston, Reagan and Hayden Burns.Pallbearers were Bradley Burns, Chris Carlson, Lance Gholston, Collin Gholston, James Burns and Tony Burns.