20151209_085921Dora Burns is a  licensed embalmer, funeral director and preneed insurance agent.  She was born and raised in Poplar Bluff, graduating Poplar Bluff High School in 1995. She attended Three Rivers Community College (TRCC) before going to mortuary school.  In 2003 she graduated from St. Louis Missouri Mortuary program, where she was awarded the Missouri Funeral Directors Association (MFDA) scholarship both years.

Dora got her start at a funeral home in St. Louis, while attending mortuary school.  She came home to Poplar Bluff and split her apprenticeship between two local funeral homes.  In 2007 she began working with Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel, Inc. in Neelyville and in 2008 she joined Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.

She and her husband, Bryan, have been married for eighteen years and have a 12 year old son, Dominik and a 6 year old son, Mark.  They are former foster parents in Butler County.    Bryan is a shift commander at Butler County Fire Department. They both are proud members of Temple Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff, where Dora is active in service.
She enjoys the kids, boating, and fishing when the occasion presents itself.  Above all she enjoys serving the Lord and her community.