Funeral services for Mr. Donald Burroughs Burris, 72,  of
Gainesboro,  Tennessee,  will  be  held  at 11 A.M. on Tuesday,
November 27, 2007,  at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home  in  Gainesboro,   TN.  Burial   will   follow   in   the   Byers
Cemetery in the Center Grove community.

The  family  will  receive  friends  on  Sunday  from  5  P.M. – 9
P.M.,  Monday  from  11 A.M. – 9 P.M.,  and  Tuesday  from  9
A.M. until time of services.

Mr. Burris passed away on Saturday, November 24, 2007, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.

He   was   born   January   7,    1935,   in   Jackson   County,
Tennessee, to  the  late  
Crawford Leonard and Lizzie Doyle
Flatt Burroughs
.   On   June   8,   1956,   he  was  married   to
Dorothy Nell Alcorn Burris, who survives.

He was a retired construction contractor,  and  a  member of
the  Center  Grove  Church  of  Christ,  where  he  served as an
elder for several years.   He  served  in  the  U.S.  Army  –  69th
Armored Tank Battalion Company “A” Division from July 1957 to
July 1959.

He  was   preceded   in  death  by   
his   parents:  Crawford
Leonard and Lizzie Doyle Flatt Burroughs;  and  
1  Sister: Eula
M. Burroughs.

Survivors   include   
his   wife:  Dorothy Nell Alcorn Burris of
Gainesboro, TN;
 2  Sons: Alan C. Burris and Rellon & Michelle
Burris, all of  Gainesboro,  TN;   
1   Daughter:   Sherrie   Burris
Merwine   of   Gainesboro,   TN;   
5   Grandchildren:   Kendra,
Dakota,  Andrea,   and   Andrew  Burris,   and   Elizabeth  (Niki)
Merwine, all of Gainesboro, TN; and
3 Sisters: Nellie Catherine
Bragg of Dunlap, TN, and Lois Marie Burroughs and Essie Mae
(Roy) Young, all of Gainesboro, TN.  Several  nieces, nephews,
other relatives, and friends also survive.

Bro. David Flatt   and   Bro. John Mabery  will  officiate at the
© 2007 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home