Kathy Sue (Brooks) Burns, 69, of Joaquin, Texas, passed away on January 19, 2023, in Lufkin, Texas. She was born on November 9, 1953, in Carthage, Texas, to the late Barron and Tommie (Wall) Brooks. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm Monday, January 23, 2023, at Woodlawn Cemetery in Timpson, Texas with Joey Watson officiating.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Sunday, January 22, 2023, at Taylor Funeral Home in Timpson, Texas.
Kathy grew up in Timpson. She graduated from Timpson High School in 1972. Kathy soon met Lynn Burns. The two were married on May 20, 1973 and she had been aggravating him for the last 49 years. In 1996, Kathy was licensed as an LVN and had a wonderful career that spanned 27 years. Kathy enjoyed spending many hours sewing. She was often in the kitchen cooking up good meals for her family. Kathy’s greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren. She was a great Nana and will be greatly missed by her loved ones.
Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband, Lynn Burns; daughters, Jessica Gatlin and husband, Stevie, and Christina Watson and husband, Joey; sons, Lance Burns and Logan Burns and wife, Ashley; grandchildren, Rodrick Gatlin and wife, KK, Jaylen Gatlin, Kristen Rasberry, Shelbi Miller, Hayleigh Burns, Megan Burns, Matthew Gatlin, Rantzli Watson, Mazeli Watson, Harper Burns, and Samuel Burns.
Kathy is preceded in death by her parents, Barron Rudolph and Tommie Bee (Wall) Brooks; brothers, James and Barry Brooks, and sister, Jane Fulmer.
Serving as pallbearers are Logan Burns, Lance Burns, Stevie Gatlin, Matthew Gatlin, Joey Watson, and Curt Harless.
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