Peggy Burris
1940 - 2021
BORN
1940
DIED
2021
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Anders-Rice Funeral Home & Cremation Center
1428 Patton Ave
Asheville, NC
Peggy Burris

Woodfin - Peggy Jean Fortner Burris, 80, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at her residence.

A lifelong resident of Buncombe County, she retired in 2001 from Wilsonart following 17 years of service, and previously was employed with American Enka for 14 years.

Mrs. Burris was a daughter of the late Paul Eugene Fortner and Maude Ann Higgins Fortner. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Patsy and daughter, Betty Yates.

Surviving are her sons, Vincent Burris (Chrysta) of Candler, Anthony Burris (Kim) of Horse Shoe and Timothy Burris of Asheville; daughter-in-law, Jade Burris of Marietta, GA; son-in-law, James Stone of Asheville; sister, Edna Marie Melvin of Perry, GA; grandchildren, Wayne, Allen, Shannon (Aaron), Brandon, Jordan (Erika), Adrian, Emily (Hunter), Hayley & Hannah; great-grandson, Aiden James and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial services will be held at 5 PM Saturday, July 17, 2021 in the chapel of Anders-Rice Funeral Home, with Rev. Jack Gassaway officiating.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the caregiver of CarePartners Hospice for the love and support to our family during this time.

Memorials may be made to: American Cancer Society, 120 Executive Park, Bldg 1, Asheville, NC 28801 www.cancer.org

To sign Mrs. Burris' guestbook online, please go to www.andersrice.com.





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Published by Asheville Citizen-Times from Jul. 15 to Jul. 17, 2021.
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