Mrs. Charlotte “Jeannie” (Kelly) Burris, age 69, of Chillicothe, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. She died at home surrounded by her family. She was born November 7, 1944, in Harriman, TN, to Rev. Charles W. and the late Mary (Evans) Kelly.
In 1964, she married the love of her life, Rev. John H. Burris, with whom she shared 49 blessed years of marriage. She was a devoted Christian, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Through her sweet, caring spirit and faithful Christian witness, she touched many lives.
She is survived by her husband, John Burris; sons Jeffery (Justine) Burris, of Clarksville, TN; and Joel (Ann) Burris, of Cambridge, OH; eight grandchildren: Adrian (Ashley) Burris and Nathaniel Burris, of Clarksville, TN; Jeremy Burris, of Somerville, AL; and Noah, Alexis, Haylee, Hunter and Caden Burris, of Cambridge, OH; one great-grandchild, Dakota Burris, of Clarksville, TN; her father, Rev. Charles W. Kelly, of Rockwood, TN; a brother, Rev. Jasper Greg Kelly, of Maryville, TN; a sister Sharon Barker, of Spring, TX; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and friends throughout the country.
A memorial service will be held at 5:00pm Friday, January 24, at the Chillicothe Baptist Church, in Chillicothe, Ohio with Dr. Phil Jones officiating. Friends may call from 1-5pm Friday at the church. The Body will be transported to Rockwood, Tennessee for Concluding Service and Interment on Sunday, January 26, 2014. Services in Rockwood will be as follows: Visitation will be from 2:00pm to 3:00pm in the Chapel of Evans Mortuary in Rockwood, Tennessee. Graveside Services will follows in the Roane Memorial Gardens in Rockwood, Tennessee with Dr. Phil Jones, officiating. Haller Funeral Home is serving the Family in Ohio and Evans Mortuary of Rockwood, Tennessee is directing services for the family of Mrs. Charlotte “Jeannie” (Kelly) Burris.