Harley 'Steve' Burress, 60, of LaFollette died peacefully at his home Sept. 21, after fighting a two-year battle with cancer.Ê
He was a member of Carroll Hollow Baptist Church in Clinton.ÊHe was employed by Coca-Cola Enterprises for 34 years. He was a 32nd degree Mason, a member of the Scottish Right.ÊSteve enjoyed working on cars, trucks, and lawnmowers; but above that he loved talking with his family and friends, particularly spoiling his four granddaughters.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Cordelia Burress, of Oak Grove; sister, Jeanetta Stewart, of Cincinnati, Ohio; brother, Ralph Burress, of Cincinnati, Ohio.
He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Sandy Burress, of LaFollette; daughter, Amanda Allred and husband Patrick Allred, of Clinton; son, Todd Burress and wife Patricia 'Trish' Burress, of Caryville; and his four princesses, Shelby and Haidyn Allred; Tessa and Terra Burress; siblings, Margie Garbsch, of Cincinnati, Ohio, Jane Ward and husband Bobby Ward of, Cleveland, Myra Queener and husband Bobby Queener, of Knoxville, Pastor James Ed 'Jim' Burris and wife Barbara Burress, of Cleveland, Hazel Willis, of Cleveland, Jewell Bray and husband Herb Bray of Clinton, Sheila Smith and husband Doug Smith of Oliver Springs, Shirrell Coapman and husband Mickey Coapman, of Clinton, Donna Seibers and husband Marvin Seibers, of Clinton, and countless nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends. He will be greatly missed!
Funeral services were Sept. 24 with Pastor David Crowe and Pastor Jim Burris officiating. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery.
The family asks in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the Campbell County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 122, Jacksboro, 37757 in memory of Steve Burress.
Holley Gamble Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.