Funeral services for Ms. Ann Burris 74, of Gainesboro, TN,
will be held at 2 P.M. on Sunday, June 26, 2016, at Anderson -
Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will
follow in the New Salem Cemetery in the New Salem community
of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 3 P.M. - 9
P.M., and Sunday from 12 noon until time of services.
She passed away on Friday, June 24, 2016, at her residence.
She was born January 13, 1942, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late Cordell and Hattie Thornton. She was a restaurant
cook who loved cooking. She was affiliated with the Church of
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her
Companion of 34 Years: Charlie Collier; 2 Sons: Phillip Burris
and Ricky Burris; 1 Daughter: Shelia Pirl; 1 Brother: Charles
Thornton; and 2 Sisters: Clella Martin and Bernita Thornton.
Survivors include 1 Daughter: Glenda Bartlett of
Gainesboro, TN; 7 Grandchildren: Lance (Ashley Denson)
Pirl, Mark Burris, Ricky Ryan Burris, Dustin Bartlett, and
Shawana Bartlett all of Gainesboro, TN; Bobby Bartlett of New
York and Patrick Bartlett of Cookeville, TN; 6
Great-Grandchildren; 1 Sister: Linda (John) Sparks of
Bloomington, Indiana; 1 Son-in-law: George Pirl of
Gainesboro, TN; 1 Daughter-in-law: Tamera Burris of
Gainesboro, TN and 1 Very Special Friend: Penny Locke.
Several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends also
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
Memorial donations to help with funeral expenses can be
made by contacting the funeral home.
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