The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


March 29, 2013

Keith Burris

Thursday, March 28, 2013 — Keith Wayne Burris, age 73, of Albemarle, passed away on Monday, March 25, 2013, at Stanly Regional Medical Center.   

The family received friends at Prospect Baptist Church, Albemarle, on Thursday, March 28, 2013, from 12:30-2 p.m. The funeral service followed at 2 p.m. in the church sanctuary. Burial was at Stanly Gardens of Memory, Albemarle.

At other times, the family will meet at his home.

Mr. Burris was born on March 23, 1940, to Virgil Burris and the late Pauline Burris. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Burleson Burris, and a granddaughter, Amber Morton.

He is survived by four daughters, Nitka Hanson and husband Russ of Harrisburg, Karen Morton and husband Billy of Albemarle, Kim Wooten Frick of Albemarle and Stacy Burris Clark of Albemarle; a brother, Glenn Burris and wife Betty of Albemarle; two sisters, Jean Miller and husband Horace and Linda Burris and husband Butch, all of Albemarle; a special friend, Carol Shank; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.      

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Stanly County, 960 N. First St., Albemarle, NC 28001.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Burris family.

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