Burris, Carolyn Faye (Cleveland)

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Carolyn Faye Burris, 69, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away Monday morning in a local hospital.
 
Carolyn was the daughter of the late Eula Paul West and Reverend Bud West. Her sister Gladys Bullard also preceded her in death.
 
At the time of her death, she worked for Lee University with 9 years of service. Carolyn enjoyed working with crafts, antiques and sewing. When it comes to sewing, there is nothing she could not make! She was considered a selfless, compassionate lady and she loved giving herself and doing anything to take care of her family! She was a member of the Cleveland Baptist Temple.

Survivors include her husband of 44 years, Ephron L. Burris of Cleveland, her daughter, Marquetta Burris, her son, Nathan Burris both of Cleveland, her sister, Judy Toomey of Cleveland, her brothers, Lonnie West of Pittsboro, North Carolina, Walter West and Ralph West both of Cleveland and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The remembrance of life graveside service and interment will be conducted Thursday, Sept. 14, at 2 p.m. at the Chattanooga National Cemetery with Greg Rush officiating.
 
The Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services Wildwood Chapel has charge of the arrangements.
 

You may share your condolences and your memories with the Burris family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.



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