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Corda Burress, Taylor County, KY (1921-2012)

She was the matriarch of a large, respected Taylor County, KY family. She leaves 81 direct living descendants. She was a retired employee of Union Underwear in Campbellsville, KY

Corda Burress of Campbellsville, KY, died at 7:03amET, Monday, October 1, 2012 in Campbellsville, KY She was 91 years of age.

Funeral services are at 1pmET/12pm noon CT, Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by by Dr. Gary Ervin. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, West Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation will be after 10amET/9amCT, at the funeral home.


Corda Burress, Taylor County, KY (1921 - 2012)


Corda Burress was the daughter of the late James Vanwinkle Herron and Lytha Gaddis Herron, was born September 19, 1921 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died Monday, October 1, 2012 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 91 years, 12 days.

She was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville, KY.

She united in marriage to Riley Burress December 14, 1935. He preceded her in death August 21, 1999.

She is survived by:
  • Three sons and two daughters: Bobby Burress and wife, Carolyn of Louisville, KY; Danny Burress and wife, Sheila, Pansy Fair and husband, Vernon, Luella Chambers and husband, David and Randy Burress and wife, Sherri, all of Campbellsville, KY

  • Two daughters in law, Barbara Burress and Beverly Burress of Ottawa, Illinois

  • Twenty-seven grandchildren

  • Forty-four great-grandchildren

  • Five great great grandchildren

  • One sister: Loudellia Sluder of Louisville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
She was also preceded in death by two sons and one daughter: Russell Burress, Oatley Burress and Dorothy Daffron Pike; four great-grandchildren; and four brothers and two sisters: Elzie "Jake" Herron, Welby Herron, Eff Herron, Rhodie Herron, Ora Cox and Cora Cox.

The family requests expressions of sympathy be donations to Hospice of Central Kentucky and may be made at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY.

Send a condolence to the family of Corda Burress

he Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY in charge of arrangements.


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