Licensed Embalmer, Funeral Director and Pre-need Insurance Agent.
Dora 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 with her funeral directors license. Dora was awarded the Missouri Funeral Directors Association (MFDA) scholarship both years of her schooling. In 2004 Dora was awarded her embalmers license for the State of Missouri. In 2018 she became a licensed pre need insurance producer for the State of Missouri.
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 became a licensed funeral director and embalmer with Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home.
She and her husband, Bryan, have been married for nineteen years and have a 13 year old son, Dominik and a 6 year old son, Mark. The Burns’ served as foster parents in Butler County for seven years. 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.