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Dora Emma Burris Crites
Birth: Jun. 18, 1885
Atkins
Pope County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 1982
Atkins
Pope County
Arkansas, USA

Daughter of George Washington (Sr) and Mary Mathilda (Wharton) Burris, and fourth of twelve children born to them. Married to Walter Thomas Crites on May 15, 1906, she was the mother of Eldredge L Crites, Elston Reece Crites, Hazel Matilda (Crites) Allen and George Washington Crites (died as a baby).

Her obituary from the Arkansas Gazette, Friday, April 16, 1982

"Russellville - Mrs. Emma Burris Crites, aged 96, of Russellville, widow of W T Crites, died Thursday. She was a Baptist. Survivors are two sons, Eldridge and Reece Crites, both of Atkins; a daughter, Mrs. Otto Allen of Russellville; a foster daughter, Betty Maxwell of Atkins; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Joe Freewill Baptist Church near Atkins. Burial will be in St. Joe Cemetery by Shinn Funeral Service here." 
 
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 Parents:
  George Washington Burris (1856 - 1929)
  Mary Mathilda Wharton Burris (1859 - 1938)
 
 Spouse:
  Walter Thomas Crites (1886 - 1950)
 
 Children:
  Eldredge L Crites (1905 - 1998)*
  Elston Reece Crites (1907 - 1994)*
  Hazel Matilda Crites Allen (1908 - 1999)*
  George Washington Crites (1909 - 1910)*
 
 Siblings:
  Richard Benjamin Burris (1878 - 1944)*
  Ernest Arthur Burris (1880 - 1952)*
  Walter Monroe Burris (1882 - 1968)*
  Dora Emma Burris Crites (1885 - 1982)
  William Homer Burris (1887 - 1974)*
  Infant Son Burris (1889 - 1889)*
  George Washington Burris (1890 - 1974)*
  Ottis Gileston Burris (1893 - 1979)*
  James Thomas Burris (1895 - 1895)*
  Ella Rea Burris (1896 - 1899)*
  Arkie Lucille Burris (1899 - 1913)*
  Ocie Myrtis Burris (1901 - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Joe Cemetery
Atkins
Pope County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Dee Burris Blakley
Record added: Sep 11, 2008
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