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CW2 James Lee Burrow

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Born Nov. 7, 1953, in Midland and passed away Sept. 7, 2019 in Dallas.
United States Army retired CW2 James Lee Burrow passed quietly and peacefully on the evening of Sept. 7 at the VA hospital in Dallas after battling cancer.
James was born in Midland Nov. 7, 1953. He dedicated his life to serving his country and community but there was nothing more important to him than his family.
James was a proud Army veteran of 20 years. After serving in several countries all over the world, he retired to Kemp where he joined the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Department serving for another 10 years. James was also a proud member and past Master Mason of the Kaufman lodge #726 in Scurry.
He is preceded in death by his father Edgar Ray Burrow, mother Sue Patsy Thomas, brother Bobby Ray Burrow, step-mother Alba Louise Swift and daughter-in-law Natalie Michelle Burrow.
He is survived by wife Twilla Ann Garland Burrow, son and daughter-in-law James Ray and Katrina Broussard, son and daughter-in-law Stephen Wayne and Ronda Degeyter, son and daughter-in-law Edgar Lee Michael and Christina, siblings Michael Holly, Shirley Ruffin, Darlene McGibbony, Jackie Sebring, Don Burrow and Doug Burrow, grandchildren Kaylyn and husband Sylvain Lanaspeze, Brittany and fiancé Chaz Louvier, Kristian, Angelle, Marc, Gage, and Alexander (Zander).
Funeral services for James will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday (today), Sept. 12, 2019 at Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. A reception will be held at the home of James and Twilla Burrow, time will be announced at the service.
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