Funeral services for Mr. Charlie Wade Burris, 76, of
Gainesboro, TN, will be held at 3 P.M. on Wednesday, May 8,
2019, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Pharris Cemetery in the
McCoinsville community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 3 P.M. - 9 P.M.,
and Wednesday from 11 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Signature Health
Care Center in Algood, TN.
He was born July 2, 1942, in Gainesboro, TN, to the late
Hayden Burris and Eva Mai Burris. On March 28, 1964, he was
married to Carolyn Burris, who survives. He was the owner and
operator of Burris Disposal, and was a member of the Zion
Church of Christ. He loved fishing, ballgames, and family
activities, and served in the U.S. Army.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2
Children: Baby Boy Burris and Connie Carol Burris; 2 Brothers:
Mark Burris and Eddie Burris; and 1 Sister: Margie Ann Burris.
Survivors include his Wife: Carolyn Burris of Gainesboro, TN; 2
Sons: Michael (Renea) Burris and Mitchell (Kim) Burris, both of
Gainesboro, TN; 1 Daughter: Tammie (Rodney) McMillan of
Gainesboro, TN; 6 Grandchildren: Brooklyn Burris, Lindsay
Burris, Drew (Kayla) McMillan, Marcus (Briana) McMillan,
Morgen Burris, and Eli Burris; and 3 Great Grandchildren:
Briella Hix, Silas Hix, and Damon McMillan.
Bro. John Anderson and Bro. Dale Crossman will officiate at the
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the India
Orphans Fund or the Jackson Smith County Youth Camp by
contacting the funeral home.
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