Louis D. "Louie" Burris

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Louis "Louie" Derwood Burris, 58, of Jacksonville, TX, and long time Conroe, TX resident, lost his strong and courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, March 10, 2013, surrounded by family in Tyler, TX. He was born on January 12, 1955 in Seguin, TX to Cleburne L. & Catherine E. Burris, currently of Frankston, TX.

Louie was a very simple man; mostly know for his strong work ethic. He worked for Discount Auto Parts in Conroe for over 20 years, and N.A.P.A.in Conroe and Jacksonville combined for over 10 years. Throughout his 14 month battle with pancreatic cancer, he rarely missed a day of work, working overtime and weekends, as recently as 3 weeks ago. Louie was also known for the love he had for his family, especially his grandchildren. He was also a dedicated Texans Football and NASCAR fan.

In addition to his parents, Louie is survived by his wife of 38 years, Peggy; Daughter, Shelly Holloway and husband Steve of Humble; Three sons, Robert Horton of Jacksonville, Brandon Burris and wife Mandy of Willis, and Roy Burris of Conroe; Grandchildren, Joshua and Cassie Holloway, Tyson and Mason Burris, Christian Horton, Brandon and William Salter, and Samantha Simmons; Great-Granddaughter, Ailayna Holloway.

He is also survived by 6 siblings, Brothers, Lelon Burris of Frankston, Marion Burris and wife Janet of Huffman, and Kenneth Burris of Frankston. Sisters, Pat McCollister and husband Randy of Hornbeck, LA, Brenda McMichael of Jacksonville, and Linda Hefelfinger and husband Rick of Frankston; Uncle and namesake, L.D. Burris of Frankston; Aunt, Annie Capp; Sister-N-Law, Carolyn Yeager of Jacksonville; Numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and close friends.

Memorial services will be held at Boren-Conner Funeral home in Jacksonville, Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 10AM. Graveside service to follow at Garden Oak Cemetery in Berryville.


Published on yourconroenews.com from Mar. 12 to Mar. 28, 2013