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Daisy ''Red'' Burris, 78

Daisy "Red" Burris, 78, a resident of Summit Manor Nursing Home, Columbia, KY, formerly of the Vester Community, passed away Wednesday, June 23, 2004, at 2:55 a.m., at the nursing Home.

The funeral will be Friday, June 25, 2004, at 1:00 p.m. at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, with Bro. Ralph Foster officiating.

She was born December 9, 1925, the daughter of the late Otis Burton and Gracie Burton McQueary McQueary and the widow of Lester Burris, who preceded her in death on October 1, 1995.

She is survived by the following:
  • Two sons: Edward Burris and his wife, Frances; and Steve Burris and his wife, Jennifer, Columbia, KY
  • Two daughters: Reba Burris; and Eula Goetz and her husband, Ron, Columbia, KY
  • One brother: Dennis McQueary, Columbia, KY
  • One sister: Srena Ann Burton, OH
  • One half-sister: Mabel Vincent, Edinburgh, IN
  • Ten grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and two step great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, Eddie Burris; a sister, Louise Absher; and two half sisters, Hazel Harmon and Lettie Dargle.

Mrs. Burris was retired from Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville.

Interment will be in Bearwallow Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 3:30 p.m., Thursday, June 24, 2004, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in Columbia, KY.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

This obituary was made possible through the support of Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, established in 1922, located at 210 Greensburg Street in Columbia. To reach Louis and Brenda McQueary and Richard and Mary Beth Phelps, phone 270-384-2145, or call our 24-hour community obituary information line, 384-6999. E-mail: you trust, caring for people you love.

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