Funeral services for Mr. Ricky Burris, 51, of Gainesboro, TN,
will be held at 3 P.M. on Tuesday, June 28, 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 Tuesday from 10 A.M. until
time of services.
He passed away on Friday, June 24, 2016, in Gainesboro,
He was born July 3, 1964, in Jackson County, TN, to the late
Mark Burris and Ann Burris. On August 7, 1999, he was married
to Tamera S. Burris, who survives. He was a furniture factory
worker, and loved hunting and fishing. He was affiliated with
The Bridge Church in Gainesboro, TN.
He was preceded in death by his Father: Mark Burris; his
Mother and Step-Father: Ann Burris and Charlie Collier; 1
Brother: Phillip Burris; 1 Sister: Shelia Pirl; his Maternal
Grandparents: Cordell and Hattie Thornton; and his Paternal
Grandparents: Hayden and Eva Mae Burris.
Survivors include his Wife: Tamera S. Burris of Gainesboro,
TN; 1 Son: Ricky Ryan Burris of Gainesboro, TN; 15 Nephews:
Lance Pirl (Ashley Denson), Mark Burris, Bobby Bartlett, Patrick
Bartlett, and Dustin Bartlett; and Chase, Jonathan, Jason,
Jamie, Nathan, Jacob, Jack, Zach, Levi, and Brayden of
Cumberland County, KY; 2 Uncles and Aunts: John and Linda
Sparks, and Wade and Carolyn Burris; 3 Nieces: Shawana
Bartlett, Elizabeth Vibbert, and Katie Vibbert; and 1 Sister:
Glenda Bartlett of Gainesboro, TN. Many cousins, other family
members, and many friends also survive.
Bro. Ken Lewis and Bro. Alan Judd will officiate at the
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to help
with funeral expenses by contacting the funeral home.
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