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William Estes "Stell" Burrus
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Birth: Sep. 20, 1896
Crystal Springs
Copiah County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jan. 12, 1979
Gulfport
Harrison County
Mississippi, USA

William Estes "Stell" Burrus, a retired civil service employee at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Gulfport and a resident of 507 Magnolia St., Handsboro, died Friday. He was 82. Visitors may call tonight from 6:30 until 10 at Riemann Funeral Home in Gulfport. Services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. from the funeral home chapel, followed by burial in the Coalville Cemetery. Mr. Burrus, a Coast resident most of his life, was born in Crystal Springs, Miss., and was a member of the Handsboro Baptist Church. The life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Gulfport Post, was also a member of Polar Star Masonic Lodge #154, F&AM, the National Association of Retired Federal Employees and a veteran of World War I, serving in the Army. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Grace Burrus of Handsboro; a son James L. Burrus of Ocean Springs; two daughters, Mrs. Russell (Laura) Ramage of Handsboro and Mrs. Elton (Ruth) Kelly of Gulfport; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  William O Burrus (1872 - 1944)
  Sarah Emma Burrus (1860 - 1937)
 
 Spouse:
  Grace K Burrus (1901 - 1987)*
 
 Children:
  William Estes Burrus (1922 - 1974)*
  Laura Burrus Ramage (1923 - 2013)*
  James Lee Burrus (1925 - 1985)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Samuel Holbrook (1886 - 1945)**
  William Estes Burrus (1896 - 1979)
  James Augusta Burrus (1898 - 1962)*
  Jasper Offie Burrus (1900 - 1967)*
  Richard Scott Burrus (1915 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
MASONIC EMBLEM
 
Burial:
Coalville Cemetery
Biloxi
Harrison County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: D Olson
Originally Created by: I CARE
Record added: Oct 28, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30943240
William Estes Stell Burrus
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William Estes Stell Burrus
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William Estes Stell Burrus
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- Monika Cantrell
 Added: Mar. 16, 2013

- Sarah Quinn
 Added: Feb. 9, 2013
 
 
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