BURN, MARION LEROY An engineer who worked in the paper industry for more than 30 years and a resident of Quitman, he died Monday, Jan. 1, 2001, at Glenwood Medical Center. He was 60, born Dec. 10, 1940, in Charle-ston, S.C. At the time of his death he was serving as director of campus facilities and capital pro-jects at the University of Louisi-ana at Monroe. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served as a captain. Visiting at Edmonds Fu-neral Home, Jonesboro, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. Religious services at St. Lucy Catholic Church at 2 p.m. Friday, con-ducted by the Rev. Bob Leonhardt. Interment in St. Lucy Catholic Cemetery, 1100 S. Second St. Sur-vived by his wife, Donna Burn, Quitman; mother, Mary R. Burn, Charleston; a son, Eric Leroy Burn, Charleston; two daughters, Meredith Renee Burn and Nicole Elise Burn, both of Quitman; two brothers, Larry Burn, Atlanta, and Randy Burn, Virginia; and mother-in-law, Violet Sherer, Jonesboro. Pallbearers will be Dr. Richard Baxter, Dr. Richard Hood, Charles McDonald, Dr. Tom Rakes, ULM President Lawson Swearengen, Robert Turner, Randy Ewing and Dr. Larry Kelley. He was a gradu-ate of The Citadel, where he re-ceived a bachelor of science de-gree in electrical engineering. Af-ter discharge from the Army, he received a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of South Carolina. He also had a master’s degree in busi-ness administration from Murray State University.
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