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Pledger T. Burns

January 14, 1927 — March 28, 2018

Pledger T. Burns, 91, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday March 28, 2018, at a local healthcare facility.  He was a U.S. Army, Korean War Veteran.  He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.  Mr. Burns was retired from Magic Chef, and enjoyed UT Sports and spending time with friends and family. 

Mr. Burns was preceded in death by three sisters Agatha Burns, Florine B. Jones both of Oak Ridge, and Janet Johnson of Cleveland.  Three brothers Robert Burns, of Cleveland, Billy Burns of Chattanooga, and Jack Burns of Cleveland.  His mother Grace Lee Tallent of Ooltewah and Father William Burns of Cleveland.

He is survived by his daughter Eyvonne Burns of Cleveland, granddaughters Monica Westfield and Ashia Webb both of Cleveland; as well as many nieces, nephews and close friends. 

The family will receive friends Monday April 2, 2018 at the funeral home from 5p.m. - 7p.m.  With the funeral taking place Tuesday April 3, 2018 at 11:00 am, with burial at the Chattanooga National Cemetery, with full military honors.

Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the service.

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