Services for Bernice E. Burris, 99, Kemp, were held Feb. 12, 2010, at the First Baptist Church of Tool with the Rev. Ed Brennon and Phil McShan officiating. Burial was in Tool Cemetery under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Burris was born Jan. 10, 1911, in Walnut Ridge, Ark. and died Feb. 9, 2010, in Kemp.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years Roy Burris.
Previously of Dallas, she had resided in Kemp for the last 43 years and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Tool, The Mabank Garden Club and The Artist Club.
Survivors include her son Freddie Burris and wife Ginger, Tool; daughter Shirley McShan and husband Guy, Bryan; grandsons Jeff McShan, Steve Burris, Darin Burris and Phil McShan; granddaughters Brenda McShan, Sherry McShan-Johnson; five great-grandchildren; a host of other family and friends.
Pallbearers were Jeff McShan, Barry Johnson and Phil Neher.
Honorary pallbearer was Mae Cox.
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