|Death: ||Apr. 15, 1927|
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..."
George Washington Burris (1884 - 1971)
Frances Margaret Young Burris (1887 - 1976)
Thurman Burris (1910 - 1927)
Irene Burris Daniel (1913 - 2012)*
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: drowned in the river, body not recovered
Created by: Dee Burris Blakley
Record added: Oct 20, 2010
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