|Birth: ||Aug. 22, 1883|
|Death: ||Apr. 7, 1973|
The Eureka Herald, Eureka, KS, Thursday, April 12, 1973, Page 14, col. 3
Muriel Retta Burrus, daughter of Wm. and Emily Dame, was born August 22, 1883, at the Dame farm home south of Virgil. She remained a lifelong resident of the Virgil area until her death, April 7, 1973, at the Greenwood County Hospital.
In 1907, she was united in marriage with Achilles Burrus. To this union a daughter Eloise, was born. Mr. Burrus preceded her in death in 1954.
Mrs. Burrus was a devoted grandmother to her grandson, Jim Gutman, whom she reared and with whom she resided at the time of her death. She was an active member of the United Methodist Church, Women's Society in Christian Services, and the Virgil Extension Homemaker Unit. she was a part of all community activities and will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her.
Survivors include her daughter, Eloise Little; her grandson, Jim Gutman; and several cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers and one sister.
Funeral services were conducted from the Virgil Methodist Church on Tuesday, April 10 at 2 p.m., with interment in the Virgil Cemetery.
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William Patrick Dame (1854 - 1945)
Emily Ellen Bright Dame (1862 - 1938)
Davenport Achillis Burrus (1883 - 1954)*
Eloise I Burrus Little (1910 - 1999)*
Arthur E. Dame (1881 - 1893)*
Muriel Retta Dame Burrus (1883 - 1973)
Ina M. Dame Demler (1893 - 1918)*
George Elija Dame (1896 - 1940)*
Created by: Wonderer
Record added: Apr 28, 2008
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