Doris McCrary Burril

Published 5:00 am Monday, October 23, 2006

Services for Doris McCrary Burril, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006, at Macedonia Baptist Church in Brookhavenwith burial in the church cemetery. Riverwood Family FuneralService is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is today from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Burril, 79, died Oct. 22, 2006, in Natchez. She was born onDec. 15, 1926, to Dempsey McCrary Sr., and Beatrice McCrary.

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She attended Tulane School of Nursing. She was retired from theBank of Forest. She was a mentor for the Big A program, a GirlScout and a Brownie leader, and a member of the Eastern Star. Shewas a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.

Her husband, William H. “Buster” Burril passed away three monthsprior to her death. They celebrated their 60th anniversary on July8, 2006. She was also preceded in death by her parents; herson-in-law, Danny Allen; and her brother-in-law, Bill “Red”Hughes.

Survivors are her daughters, Judy Allen, of Brookhaven, SuziSmith and husband Ken, of Natchez, Patti Johnson and husband Alan,of West Point, and Bobbye Carpenter and husband Jim, of Brandon;her brother, Dempsey McCrary Jr., and wife Gloria, of Gulfport; hersister, Patricia “Tookie” Hughes, of Gulfport; her ninegrandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren, and one on the way.