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Juanita Lawson Burress, Elk Horn, KY (1957-2016)

Mrs. Burress professed faith in Christ and attended the International Gospel Lighthouse. She was a homemaker, a loving mother, a proud grandmother, and a devoted wife. Her husband, David Burress, survives. She leaves six direct living descendants.
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Mrs. Juanita (Lawson) Burress of Elk Horn was born on June 1, 1957 to Dorothy (Underwood) Lawson and the late Bernard "Fuzzy" Lawson. She departed this life on Monday, December 19, 2016 at her home after an extended illness. She was 59 years, 6 months, and 18 days.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Burress on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 11amCT/12pmNoonCT, in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY. Pastor Anna Overstreet will be officiating. Burial will follow in Feathersburg, Adair County, KY, in the Callahan Cemetery, 4571 Speck Ridge Road, Elk Horn, KY. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Wednesday, December 21, 2016.


Juanita Lawson Burress, Elk Horn, KY (1957-2016)


Mrs. Juanita (Lawson) Burress of Elk Horn was born on June 1, 1957. She was the daughter of Dorothy (Underwood) Lawson and the late Bernard "Fuzzy" Lawson. She departed this life on Monday, December 19, 2016 at her home after an extended illness. She was 59 years, 6 months, and 18 days.

Mrs. Burress professed faith in Christ and attended the International Gospel Lighthouse. She was a homemaker, a loving mother, a proud grandmother, and a devoted wife.

She leaves to cherish her memory:

  • Her husband: David Burress of Elk Horn, KY

  • Two daughters: Shawnta Wilson of Elk Horn, KY; and Amanda Greer and husband Ryan of Knifley, KY

  • Five sisters and one brother: Christine Holley of West Liberty, Loretta Underwood of Campbellsville, Judy Murphy of Campbellsville, Melissa Mardis and husband Ron of Campbellsville, Dwayne Lawson and wife Thomasa of Versailles, and Becky Stants and husband Brian of Greensburg, KY

  • Four grandchildren: Dakota Wilson, Dana Greer, Jesse Greer, and Damon Wilson

  • A close sister-in-law: Connie Burress and husband Jimmy

  • A close brother-in-law: Johnny Burress

  • A close friend: Sis. Rosa Tungate

  • And a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends
Send condolences to the family of Juanita Lawson Burress

L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.


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