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Charles W. Burniston, 73, died Monday, May 17, 2004 at home in Garrett. Born in Auburn, he was a Truck Driver with AH Perfects and Brada Miller Freight, retiring in 1990. He was a member of First Church of Christ, Garrett. Survivors include one son, Bill of Garrett; two daughters, Cathy Griffith of Garrett and Teri Phillips of Nebraska; brothers, Ray Burniston of Garett, Bob Burniston of Bluffton and Walter Burniston of Auburn; sisters, Ilo Fankhauser of Fort Wayne and Dorothy Contadellucci of Auburn; 11 grandchildren, one step grandchild and 4 great-grandchildren; preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Jim and Joe Burniston and sister, Mary Rottger. Services 1pm Thursday with calling one hour prior at McComb, Dilgard and Cline Funeral Home, 502 N. Main Street. Calling 2 to 5 & 7 to 9pm Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial in Christian Union Cemetery. Memorials to DeKalb County Hospice or First Church of Christ Ladies of the Church.