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Elizabeth Ann Lewis Burriss

September 12, 1935 October 21, 2019
Elizabeth Ann Lewis Burriss
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Obituary for Elizabeth Ann Lewis Burriss

Elizabeth Ann Lewis Burriss was born in Charleston, WV, on September 12, 1935 and passed away at Jackson Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, TN on October 21, 2019 at the age of 84. Ann lived in Huntingdon, WV until her family moved to Vanceburg, KY when she was a teenager. There she met and married the love of her life, Harlan Dean Burriss. Early in their marriage, they moved to Morrow, OH where they raised their two sons, Anthony D. Burriss and Sammy D. Burriss. After her boys were in high school, Ann worked 20 years as a librarian for the Salem Township Library. In 1986, Ann and Harlan retired and moved back to Vanceburg where they raised and sold flowers and produce at their roadside stand on Honey Bee Acres. After Harlan’s death in November of 1998, Ann continued growing and selling flowers for a number of years.

Ann moved to Trenton, TN to be closer to Tony in June of 2011, where she resided at Harlan Morris Retirement Home. Due to health reasons, she later moved to Dyer Nursing Home in Dyer, TN where she actively participated in the various programs provided to the residents.
Ann loved to read, grow flowers, color and use her IPad where she could keep up with family and friends and play games. Ann was also an expert joke teller. She always had a joke for her doctors and caregivers.

Ann was preceeded in death by her parents, her husband and one grandson, John Ryan Burriss. She is survived by her son Tony (Kathi) of Trenton, TN and Sam (Susan) of Lebanon, OH. She is also survived by her grandchildren Emily Brown (Matthew), Josh Burriss (Katie Neack), Heather Conger (Gabe), and Megan Sundquist (Jeff). Also surviving are 5 great grandsons and 2 great granddaughters.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, October 24, 2019, at Dickerson Funeral Home in Vanceburg, Kentucky. Burial will follow in the Black Oak Cemetery in Black Oak, Kentucky.

Friends may visit from 11:30 to 1 p.m. Thursday, October 24, 2019, at Dickerson Funeral Home, 110 West Second Street, Vanceburg, Kentucky 41179.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.


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