Andrew Decatur Burris

Published 5:00 am Monday, June 6, 2005

Services for Andrew Decatur Burris, of McCall Creek, were 10a.m. today, June 6 at Mount Gilead Primitive Baptist Church inMcCall Creek with burial in the church cemetery. Hartman FuneralHome of McComb was in charge of arrangements. Elder David Cothrenand Elder David Burris officiated services.

Mr. Burris, 75, died June 3, 2005, at the University ofMississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He was born in McCall Creekon Aug. 6, 1929, to Jacob Fleet Burris and Terrel Elizabeth RacliffBurris.

He was retired from Allied Signal in Baton Rouge. He was amember and deacon of the Bethel Primitive Baptist Church in BatonRouge.

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Preceding him in death were his parents; one son, Brian DecaturBurris; two brothers, Albia and Addision Burris; and two sisters,Lauretta Watson and Nellie Corban.

Survivors are his wife, Mary Lee Burris, of McCall Creek; twosons and one daughter-in-law, David Burris and wife, Shirey, ofBaker, La., and Danny Lee Burris, of Taos, N.M.; two daughters andone son-in-law, Andrea Lynn Holmes, of Charlotte, N.C., andElizabeth Ann Beasley and husband, Donnie, of McCall Creek; sevengrandchildren, Shane Burris and wife, Leah, Holly Mureiko andhusband, Paul, Jesse Holmes, Wesley Holmes and wife, Andrea, KatieBeasley, Briana Beasley and Wren Beasley; five great-grandchildren,Paul, Rachel, Andrew and Nathan Mureiko and Stephen Burris.