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Thurman Burris

Birth
Pope County, Arkansas, USA
Death 15 Apr 1927 (aged 16–17)
Atkins, Pope County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Body lost or destroyed, Specifically: drowned in the river, body not recovered
Memorial ID 60383587 · View Source
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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..."


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  • Created by: Dee Burris Blakley
  • Added: 20 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60383587
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thurman Burris (1910–15 Apr 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60383587, ; Maintained by Dee Burris Blakley (contributor 47047047) Body lost or destroyed, who reports a drowned in the river, body not recovered.