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Velma Ringo Burns (04-17-2014)
Funeral services for Mrs. Velma Ringo Burns, 83, of Camden, Ark., formerly of Downsville, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville with Bro. Jerry Whitman officiating.  Burial followed in Holmesville Cemetery.
Mrs. Burns, a homemaker, went to her heavenly home April 7, 2014.   She was a member of Holmesville Baptist Church. 
She was preceded in death by: her husband of 45 years, George M. Burns; parents Bob and Murtie Ringo; and a sister, Gladys Estelle Frisby.
Left to cherish her memory are: Her four daughters: - Shirley Sawyer and husband Thomas G. of Hamburg, Ark., Barbara Sturdivant and husband Frank Randall of El Dorado, Ark., Wanda Beckham and husband Harold of Farmerville and Lisa Amerson and husband Mark of Camden; a sister, Faye Snearly and husband Vernard of Downsville; four beloved nieces – Diane, Linda, Sherrie and Carlynn; nine grandchildren – Michael, Dralon, Gina, Damon, Cole, Tasha, Jeremy, DeLaine and Brandon; as well as 11 great grandchildren.
Visitation was Wednesday at Farrar Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Damon Sturdivant, Cole Sturdivant, Jeremy Amerson, Mitch Amis, Dralon Sawyer and Cody Chelette.  Honorary pallbearer was Michael Sawyer.
Memorials may be made to Holmesville Baptist Church, 301 Holmesville Road, Downsville, LA 71234.
Online messages for the family may be left at farrarfu neralhomeonline.com.