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Ruby Pauline Burris

Thursday, January 19, 2006

Born 11-19-1916 -- Died 1-14-2006

Ruby Pauline Burris, 89, of Williford, Ark., died Jan. 14, 2006, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat.

She was born Nov. 19, 1916, in Westfield, Ill., the daughter of the late Harry Ellsworth and Margaret Olive Lee Hamp. She married Eugene Burris June 11, 1938, in Henderson, Ky. She worked as a telephone operator before becoming a homemaker. She was a member of the United Brethren.

Her husband, parents and sister, Elizabeth, preceded her in death.

Survivors include a brother, Evan Hamp of Robinson, Ill.; and a sister, Letha Wartsbough of Oblong, Ill.

Funeral services were held Jan. 16 at the Tri-County Funeral Home with Rev. Floyd Rikard officiating. Burial followed in Baker Cemetery in Williford.

Memorials may be made to the Mission of Hope in Hardy. Arrangements were under the direction of the Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel of Highland.