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JIM C. BURRESS 8/25/36 - 3/26/11

Jim Burress was born August 25, 1936 to Colyer and Dorothy Burress in Red Bluff, Calif. He graduated from Willows High School (class of '54), then joined the US Navy and served in the Korean War. Jim married Dee Luce January 24, 1958. He was employed and later became manager of Llano Seco Rancho for 34 years. Jim and Dee retired to Corning in 2003. He enjoyed hunting, golfing and supporting his grandchildren's racing and wrestling.

Jim passed away Saturday, March 26, 2011 at his home in Corning. He was preceded in death by his son Hank Burress. He is survived by his wife of 53 years Dee Burress, mother Dorothy Burress, Daughter Karen Cosper (Michael Cosper), Grand-daughter Danielle Kinser, Grandsons Hank DuBose (Kayla Dubose) and JonMichael Cosper. Great-grandsons Kash Kinser and Conley DuBose. Sister Shirley Eggert (Bill Eggert). Large extended family and many long time friends.

A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday March 30, 2011 at 11:00 a.m., at the Willows Elks Lodge.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Mar. 29, 2011
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