The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

August 26, 2013

Pattie Burris, 86, of Locust, loved the outdoors

CNHI News Service

Monday, August 26, 2013 — Pattie Amanda Tucker Burris, 86, of Locust, N.C., passed away August 21, 2013, at Tucker Hospice House in Kannapolis.

Pattie was born July 27, 1927, in Stanly County to the late Paul Elam Tucker and Flora Frances Teeter Tucker. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Jay Ted Burris, in May 2013; sisters, Nora Javee Tucker Casico, Anniebelle Lee Tucker Rape, Marion Helen Tucker Luther and Bonnie Geraldine Tucker Austin; and brother, Charles Hubert Tucker.

The family received friends from 3-4 p.m. Sunday, August 25, 2013, at Hartsell Funeral Home in Midland. The funeral service followed at 4 p.m. in the Hartsell Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dr. Kinney Wallace officiating. The burial followed in Locust Presbyterian Church Cemetery, 607 W. Main St., Locust, NC 28097.

At other times, the family will meet at the home of their daughter, Linda Barbee, 320 Springview Drive, Locust, N.C.

Survivors include daughter, Linda Barbee and husband Rex of Locust; grandson, Chad Whitley and wife Jodi; great-granddaughter Kenzie; great-grandson Blake, all of Harrisburg; and brother-in-law, Lloyd Burris and wife Shirley of Winston-Salem, N.C.

Mrs. Burris was employed by Cannon Mills as a textile fixer-foreman and machine auditor in the wash cloth department for many years.

She loved sitting outside with her husband watching and talking to all the folks walking and running on the sidewalk. She loved her vegetable garden, flowers and her Lilly pool with lots of goldfish as well. She just loved the outdoors.

Memorials may be made to Locust Presbyterian Church, 607 W. Main St., Locust, NC 28097 or First Baptist Church, PO Box 159, Locust, NC 28097.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Burris family.

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