Barbara Dodd Burns
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Barbara Dodd Burns, 83, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014, in Cleveland.

She was born a daughter of the late William and Callie Dodd on Aug. 4, 1930, in Bradley County.

She was a graduate of Bradley Central High School.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by siblings: Dema Shoemaker, Oliver (Bud) Dodd, Edna Caylor, Robert Dodd, RB Dodd, JC Dodd and Edith Norris.

She is survived by husband, Bill (BB) Burns; three children: Randall Burns (Cissy) of Bishopville, S.C., Larry (Bo) Burns of Cleveland and Janice Fuller (Max) of Chattanooga; five grandchildren: Michael Burns (Amy) of Greenville, S.C., Jeffrey Burns (Chrissy) of Morrisonville, N.Y., Eric Fuller (Laura) of Chattanooga, Craig Fuller of Dallas, Texas, and Christopher Fuller (Emily) of Chattanooga; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nephews and nieces.

She has been blessed by the special care and love given in recent months from son, Bo Burns; niece, Jaylene Taylor; and great-niece, Amy Womack.

A private graveside services will be held at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

You are encouraged to share a memory of Barbara and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial web page and guest book at

Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist the Burns family with her arrangements.