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Gwendolyn Burrus

Gwendolyn Burrus

Posted: Friday, September 23, 2011 3:56 pm

The Messenger, September 23, 2011
Gwendolyn (Barnett) Burrus, 93, of Union City, formerly of Tiptonville, died Sept. 18, 2011, at Golden Living Center in Union City.
Services will be at 4 p.m. Saturday in the Tiptonville chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Don Reel officiating. Burial will follow in Crockett’s Chapel Cemetery in Tiptonville.
Pallbearers will be Michael Burrus, Blake Burrus, Will Buruss, Jay Warren, Jack Haynes Jr. and Jackie Beeler.
The family will receive visitors from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
The family requests that memorials be directed to Crockett’s Chapel Cemetery Fund.
She was retired from Reelfoot Lake State Park and was a member of Tiptonville Church of Christ, Order of Eastern Star and Wynnburg Women’s Club.
Survivors include her daughter, Kathy Barker of Union City; her son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Jo Burrus of Camden; her brother, Joe Barnett of Paducah, Ky.; her daughter-in-law, Andrelle Burrus of Martin; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Burrus; her son, Mike Burrus; her parents, Ewing and Ora Lee (Henson) Barnett; and her brother, Taylor Barnett.
Condolences may be left at www.dyersburgfuneralhome.net.

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