EVART — Nancy Lee (Bennett) Burns, 65, of Hicks Lake, near Evart, passed away on Friday, July 5, 2013, at Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital in Grand Rapids.
Nancy was born on May 8, 1948, in Lansing, to Charles Shore Bennett and Elsie Elizabeth (Gibbs) Bennett. She was a 1966 graduate of Lansing Everett High School and attended Michigan State University for two years. Nancy married Gerald E. Burns on January 22, 1971, in Mason. She had worked for Spartan Plastics in Holt and for Dart Container in Mason. She coached for Special Olympics in Holt. Gerald and Nancy moved from Mason to Hicks Lake in 2005.