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John D. Burris

December 4, 2013

John D. Burris, age 39, of Benton, passed away Friday, November 29, 2013 from a year long battle with Amyloidosis.  He was born October 17, 1974 in Little Rock, Arkansas.  John was a member of West Bauxite Missionary Baptist Church.  He was a loving husband, father and son.
Survivors include his childhood sweetheart and wife of 17 years , Dr. Cara Burris; son, Cade Burris; parents, Rev. Melvin and Raynette Burris; sister, Laura Fritzius; mother and father-in-law, Harold and Nelda Kitchens; sister and brother-in-law, Cheryl and Adrian Lupton; niece, Adriana Lupton and two nephews, Eli Lupton and Joseph West.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 3 at West Bauxite Missionary Baptist Church with burial at New Friendship Cemetery.  Rev. Herbert Kitchens will be officiating. Pallbearers will be Jeremy McDade, Tim Bearden, Ryan Jacks, David Pettit, Ronald Chronister and Stephen O’Neal.
Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, December 2 at Ashby Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Amyloidosis Foundation or West Bauxite Missionary Baptist Church.
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