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Wilma Jean (Moon) Burns

January 24, 1938 ~ November 10, 2021 (age 83)

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Obituary

   Wilma Jean Burns, 83, passed into the arms of the Lord on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, KY. She was born to the late Tom Winchell and Mildred Lee (Wilkins) Moon on January 24, 1938 in Capels, WV.

   Wilma had worked as a WIC Aide for Community Action Organization and volunteered in the CAO Foster Grandparent Program. She was a member and Church Mother at Kingdom Builders Evangelistic Ministries and a graduate of Kimball (WV) High School.

   Surviving are her five children, Darryl Lisath of Minford, Shawna (William) Torres of Mamaroneck, NY, Lisa (Kevin) Newton of Powder Springs, GA, Mia Harris of Portsmouth and Kendra Lisath of Atlanta, GA; two sisters, Shirley (Ronald) Quinn and Anita Moon-Fernandes of Yonkers, NY; ten grandchildren, Suree Burns, Danielle Torres, Jeigha Lisath, Justin Torres, T.J. Harris, Marcus Lisath, A’set Gentry, Yani White, Alexus Lisath, Miauna Rhea; and 13 great-grandchildren.

   In addition to her parents, Wilma was also preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Ellen (Willie) Dessessaure; and a grandson, Cameron Christopher Gentry.

   A Homegoing Celebration will be held at 11 A.M. Friday, November 19th  at Christ’s Community Church with Bishop-Elect David Malone officiating and Elder Randal Lewis as Master of Ceremonies.

   The family will receive friends Thursday from 5 to 7 P.M. at the Ralph F. Scott Funeral Home in Portsmouth and from 10 to 11 A.M. Friday at the church.

   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kingdom Builders Evangelistic Ministries, 1629 Waller St., Portsmouth, OH 45662.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
November 18, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ralph F. Scott Funeral Home, Inc.
1422 Lincoln Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Visitation
Friday
November 19, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Christ's Community Church
2433-25th Street
Portsmouth, Ohio 45662

Homegoing Celebration
Friday
November 19, 2021

11:00 AM
Christ's Community Church
2433-25th Street
Portsmouth, Ohio 45662

Donations

Kingdom Builders Evangelistic Ministries
1629 Waller Street, Portsmouth OH 45662

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