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William Hayden Burris


1942 - 2011 Obituary Condolences
William Hayden Burris

William Hayden Burris, age 69 of Murfreesboro, TN, died Friday, November 25, 2011.

He was born in Bedford County, but lived most of his life in Rutherford County. Mr. Burris was the son of the late Raymond Virgil and Lillie Olean Lloyd Burris. He was also preceded in death by brother, Albert Burris; sister, Mafalda Nipper.

Mr. Burris is survived by his wife of 50 years, Ruth Ann Manning Burris; son, Jeffery Hayden Burris and his wife Sara of Christiana, TN; daughter, Renee' Spies and her husband John of Murfreesboro, TN; brother, Thomas Virgil Burris of Unionville, TN; two marvelous grandchildren, Peyton Elizabeth Spies and Anna Caroline Burris.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Sunday at Woodfin Funeral Chapel, Murfreesboro with Rev. Earl Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery with Sonny Coop, Doug Goodman, Jimmy Green, Gerald Stewart, Bob Bates and David Woodlee serving as Pallbearers.

Mr. Burris was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church and a retired Engineer with CSX Railroad.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church Building Fund, 4286 Sulphur Springs Road, Murfreesboro, TN 37129 in memory of Mr. Burris.

Visitation will be Sunday from 12 noon until time of service at Woodfin Funeral Chapel, Murfreesboro, 615-893-5151

www.woodfinchapel.com

Published in The Daily News Journal on Nov. 27, 2011
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