Margie Dennis

Margie Dennis

Thursday, November 20th, 1924 Friday, September 20th, 2019

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Obituary for Margie Lee Dennis (Burns)

Margie Lee (Burns) Dennis

Margie Dennis, Springfield (formerly Branson) passed away on Friday, September 20, 2019. Her daughter and cousin were with her. Margie was born in Kissee Mills, MO, on November 20, 1924 to Earl and Edna (Kissee) Burns. She is survived by her daughter GayLynn Russell (husband Gary); grandson Geoffrey Russell (wife Tiffany), and great grandson George.

Margie graduated from Forsyth High School at the age of 16 and began her teaching career at age 17 in Loafers Glory, MO, next at Wilson, MO. During the war, she worked in Defense Plants in California and Kansas City.

She received her degree from then SMS and taught in Hollister, MO and then in Branson, MO, where she retired after teaching a total of 34 years. She loved to travel with one of her teaching friends and they enjoyed many trips together.

Margie was preceded in death by her husband Claude Dennis and her parents Earl and Edna Burns.

Most of all, she loved her family and their visits as well as visits from several cousins. She believed a Grandmother was a little bit parent, a little bit teacher and a little bit best friend. She also believed one of the most important things in life was honesty. Margie was 94 and will be dearly missed.

Funeral services will be held at Greenlawn Funeral Home Branson, 708 State Highway 248, Branson, MO 65616, on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 2:00 PM.

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  • Service

    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Greenlawn Funeral Home - Branson
    708 State Highway 248
    Branson, MO
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    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
    Mark Snider
  • Interment

    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 | 3:30pm
    Ozarks Memorial Park Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

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Bonnie Peirce

I loved teaching w/Margie in the downtown bldg. She loved her kids & taught them well. She always had such a great smile & laugh. Prayers for God's peace & comfort.'
Comment | Posted at 08:18am via Condolence

Becky Roberts

I remember how much my aunt Maxine Kissee Gideon thought of Margie. They were cousins and teachers who enjoyed each others company and time spent together. Heart felt sympathies to Margie's family.
Becky Gideon Roberts
Comment | Posted at 05:08pm via Condolence

Michele Shearer

Gaylynn and Garry, many condolences to you both. My heart broke for you Gaylynn when i heard the news. God be with you all as you mourn the loss of your mother. Much love, Michele Shearer
Comment | Posted at 10:49pm via Condolence

Geoff Russell

Thank you for your kind words . We are grateful for your support and love during this time! GayLynn and Gary
Posted at 10:28am

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