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Roy Elizabeth Burris, 98, Adair Co., KY (1917-2015)

She is fondly remembered by readers of past years of Adair County weekly newspapers as the diligent correspondent who regularly and faithfully report happenings from the Cool Springs Community. She was the daughter of the late Lymon and Elizabeth Martin Keltner and the widow of Cleo Burris. She leaves seven direct living descendants.

Roy Elizabeth Burris, 98, formerly of Columbia, KY died Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 1:40pmCT, at Diversicare of Glasgow in Glasgow, KY

Funeral service will be Monday, September 7, 2015 at 12pmNoonCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. Burial will be in Tarterís Chapel Cemetery. Visitation is after 5pmCT, Sunday, September 6, 2015.

Roy Elizabeth Burris, 98, Adair Co., KY (1917-2015)

She was born August 3, 1917. She was the daughter of the late Lymon and Elizabeth Martin Keltner. She died Thursday, September 3, 2015, in Glasgow, Barren County, KY, at the age of 98 years, one month.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Cleo Burris.

She was correspondent for the Cool Springs community for the Adair County papers.
Survivors include:
  • One son: Leon Burris of Columbia, KY

  • One daughter: Dorothy Brock of Louisville, KY

  • Six grandchildren

  • Several other relatives and friends

Send condolences to the family of Roy Elizabeth Burris.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Roy Elizabeth Burris, 98, Adair Co., KY (1917-2015)

2015-09-05 - 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

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