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 Ruth Allen “Granny Ruth” <I>Janes</I> Burris

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Ruth Allen “Granny Ruth” Janes Burris

Ruth Burris, Adair County, KY, (1927-2012)

She was born Thursday, October 6, 1927 in Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Galeon and Sallie Keltner Janes. She died Sunday, October 28, 2012, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 85 years and 22 days.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, A. Z. Burris on August 26, 2006, and one brother, Lewis Janes.

She was a member of Pickett's Chapel United Methodist Church and a homemaker.

Survivors Include:
Four sons: David (Betty) and Sam (Phyllis) Burris all of Columbia, KY; Mike (Carolyn) Burris of Russell Springs, KY; and Phillip (Marilyn) Burris of Campbellsville, KY.

One daughter: Wanda (Larry) Wisdom of Columbia, KY.

Six brothers: Ollen, Johnnie, Payne and Herbert Janes, all of Columbia, KY; and Bill and Norman Janes both of Campbellsville, KY.

Five sisters: Ernestine Kemp, Sue Cundiff and Phyllis Stone all of Columbia, KY; Freida Smith of Louisville, KY; and Retter Bailey of Campbellsville, KY.

Fourteen grandchildren,and 17 great grandchildren.

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  • Created by: Battling Maxo
  • Added: 29 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 99843446
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Allen “Granny Ruth” Janes Burris (6 Oct 1927–28 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99843446, citing Tarters Chapel Cemetery, Portland, Adair County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Battling Maxo (contributor 47413885) .