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Linda Burris


Linda Forrest Burris, 90, of Ridgeland, MS "formerly of Summit" passed away on November 15, 2012 at the Highland Home Nursing Center in Ridgeland, MS.

Visitation will be Saturday from 9 AM until services at 11 AM at the First Baptist Church of Summit. Rev. Ben Derrick will officiate and burial will be in Hollywood Cemetery in McComb. Hartman-Sharkey Funeral Home of McComb is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Burris was born November 19, 1921 in Amite County, MS. She was the daughter of the late, Cohn E. and Zelma O'Neal Forrest.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Lawrence M. Burris, two brothers, Earnest B. and James V. Forrest, one sister, Bernice F. Forrest Parsons.

She is survived by her daughter, Patsy B. Simpson and husband, Donald of Madison, MS, two granddaughters and their spouses, Catherine S. and Groves Powers of Madison and Melissa S. and Bruce Stribling of Brandon, three great-grandchildren, Lawrence Beckham Powers, William Stader Powers and Josephine Marie Stribling with numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Greg McCall, Groves Powers, Bruce Stribling, Bruce McGaugh, and Ronnie Pierce.

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Published in Clarion Ledger on Nov. 17, 2012
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