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Thurman Burris
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Birth: 1910
Pope County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 1927
Atkins
Pope County
Arkansas, USA

As reported by the 17 Apr 1927 Aberdeen (SD) American News:
"Angry Mississippi Storms at Levees"
"...Here and there the sweeping waters claimed additional lives and tonight the death toll stood at eleven for the week. Seven deaths were reported today. Thurman Burris 17, was drowned at Atkins, Ark., while trying to rescue his father and mother..." 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Washington Burris (1884 - 1971)
  Frances Margaret Young Burris (1887 - 1976)
 
 Sibling:
  Thurman Burris (1910 - 1927)
  Irene Burris Daniel (1913 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: drowned in the river, body not recovered
 
Created by: Dee Burris Blakley
Record added: Oct 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60383587
 


- Evelyn Garcia
 Added: Dec. 20, 2013

- Dee Burris Blakley
 Added: Jun. 6, 2012

- Dee Burris Blakley
 Added: Sep. 28, 2011
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