Mary Eileen Burris

Mary Eileen Burris, 94, Fishersburg, died on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012,

at Sheridan Rehabilitation and Healthcare. She was born on May 29, 1918, in Hamilton County, Ind. to Isom and Opal (Crull) Teeters.

She is survived by eight grandchildren; one brother, Herschel Teeters of Lapel; three daughters-in-law; 17 great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Burris; three children, Charles Eugene "Gene" Burris, Terry Burris, and Nancy Sue Banning; a brother, Charles Teeters; and a sister, Alice Tilden.

Visitation will be from 10 am to 12:00 noon Friday, November 9, 2012, at Scott E. Hersberger Funeral Home, 1010 North Main Street, Lapel. A funeral service will be held at Noon on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at Scott E. Hersberger Funeral Home in Lapel with Rev. Jerry Snyder officiating.  Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, Lapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions may be made to Hephzibah Children's Home, 6601 Zebulon Road, Macon, Georgia 31220-7606 or the American Heart Association.

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