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Bro. Sam Burris, Adair Co., KY (1950-2013)

Sam answered the call of God to preach in August 1971 and ministered in many different churches. He completed 20 years as pastor of Old Concord United Methodist Church in June 2013. He was also a retired farmer. He was the son of the late A.Z. and Ruth Janes Burris. He leaves two direct living descendants
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Bro. Sam Burris. age 62 years of Columbia, KY passed away Tuesday June 18, 2013 at 7:10pm at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, KY.

Funeral service will be Friday, June 21, 2013 at 11amCT/12pm noon CT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Clergy officiating will be Rev. William Davenport and Bro. John Tupman. Interment in the Columbia Cemetery, 315 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. The family request visitation after 3:30pmCT/4:30pmET, on Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY.


Pallbearers: Steven King, Jon Loy, Roger McKinney, Nickie Richards, Johnathon Vaughn, and Bobby Withers.

Bro. Sam Burris, Adair Co., KY (1950-2013)


He was born in Milltown, Adair County, KY on Friday December 8, 1950. He was the son of the late A. Z. and Ruth Janes Burris of Adair County, KY. He died Tuesday, June 18, 2013, in Somerset, Pulaski County, KY, at the age of 62 years, 6 months, and 10 days.

Sam answered the call of God to preach in August 1971 and ministered in many different churches. He completed 20 years as pastor of Old Concord United Methodist Church in June 2013. He was also a retired farmer.

He is survived by his wife: Phyllis McKinney Burris of Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • One son: Tim Burris and wife Libby of Burkesville, KY

  • One sister: Wanda Wisdom & husband Larry of Milltown, KY

  • Three brothers: David A. Burris and wife Betty of Milltown, KY; Mike Burris and wife Carolyn of Russell Springs, KY; and Phillip Burris and wife Marilyn of Campbellsville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews

  • and a host of other relatives and friends
Send a condolence to the family of Sam Burris

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY in charge of arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of Gideon Bibles.


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Bro. Sam Burris, Adair Co., KY (1950-2013)



2013-06-19 - 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Bro. Sam Burris, Adair Co., KY (1950-2013)



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