Jessie Lee Burns Antoine, 63, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2008.
Services were held Friday, Feb. 15 from First Pentecostal Church in Marrero, LA. Rev. Mike Sartin officiated. Interment was in Clear Creek No. 1 Cemetery with Westhaven Funeral Home in charge.
She was born Nov. 13, 1944, to Ed and Lillie Mae Brown Davis and educated in the Hazlehurst Public Schools. She married Melvin Lee Burns Sr. and had eight children.
Later she moved to Louisiana. On Jan. 30, 1987, she married James Antoine, Jr.
Survivors include: husband, James G. Antoine Jr.; children, Linda F. Robinson Brown (Ned) and Lora A Burns of Bogalusa, LA, Timmie L. Burns (Giselle) of Manor, TX, Terry R. Burns (Kelley) and Jeffery Burns (Felecia) of Marrero, LA, Melvin L. Burns Jr. (Gwen) of Terrytown, LA, Mark P. Burns (Diane) of Avondale, LA, and Alex E. Burns (Marlayne) of Newsport, VA; sisters, Dara Lee (Alex) Dorsey, Mary (Cleveland) Woods, Ruth Bouie, Bessie (Carl) Martin and Edwene Person; 19 grandchildren.