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Rev. Howard F. ''Scotty Burns

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“Scotty and his family have always been dear friends and he will be sorely missed. Love and prayers to the family. ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Annette and Doug Bush

“Gladys: You have our deepest sympathy. I know we lost touch over the years and today when we saw this obituary in the Baltimore Sun, we were deeply...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: William L. Andrews

“My sincere sympathy to all the family. Scotty will always be remembered for his wonderful laugh and Irish brogue! Diane ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Diane Reddick

“For Glynis, so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. I remember his years here in the pastorate even though I was never part of his congregations. ...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Willa-Jo Mauger

“Gladys,,, I don't know if you remember me, Gene and FLorence Christians daughter. I remember you and Scotty well and Mom and Dad loved you dearly...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Sandy Starowesky

“Nothing is more wonderful than the homegoing of one of God's chosen Ministers. Love and prayers. Andrew L. Smith Pastor for the Interim Santuck...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Andrew Smith

“Our love and prayers are with you as we extend our sympathy and also rejoice in the graduation of our brother and friend. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Tom & Jan Snyder

“My thoughts and prayers got out to your family and my dear friend Jon. I only met your father a few times, but was a very kind man. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Zane Welch

“On behalf of the staff of Ellison Funeral Home, I extend our heartfelt sympathy and assistance in your time of need. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Ken Hammock

“Our hearts and prayers are with you. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Mr. & Mrs. Windol Duvall

“My prayers are with you. Your father was a very good man. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: James Perry


BURNS, Rev. Howard F. Scotty, age 84; a resident of Eclectic, Alabama died Thursday, May 17, 2007. Funeral services will be held Sunday, May 20, 2007 at 3:00 PM at Santuck Baptist Church with Rev. Donnie Barber, Rev. Morgan Bailey, and Rev. L.C. Campbell officiating. A private interment service will follow in Titus Baptist Church Cemetery with Ellison Funeral Home of Wetumpka, AL. Bro. Scotty is survived by his wife of 64 years, Gladys C. Burns; six children, Michael H. (Betsy) Burns, James R. (Susan) Burns, Glynis Burns, Jeffrey P. (Sybil) Burns, Betsy Susan Burns, and Jonathan C. Burns; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Alice Helfrich and Joan Sell. Pallbearers will be the grandsons. Bro. Scotty attended Santuck Baptist Church until called out of retirement to pastor Titus Baptist Church. He was a former pastor of Nettles Islands Church, Stuart, FL and served as pastor of numerous other churches in his over sixty-four years of ministry in serving the Lord. The family will receive friends on Saturday, May 19, 2007 from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM and from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Santuck Baptist Church. Rev. Burns will lie in state one hour prior to services on Sunday at the church. In lieu of flowers the family respectfully request memorial contributions be made to Titus Baptist Church Building Fund, C/O Albert I. Riddle, 6930 Titus Road, Titus, AL 36080 or to Gideons International, 171 River Birch Circle, Wetumpka, AL 36093.