Mary Beth Burris, 65


Mary Beth Burris, 65, of Litchfield, died on Saturday, July 18, 2020, at 6:38 a.m. at her residence.

Private family graveside services will be held in Wares Grove Cemetery in Butler. A Celebration of Life will be conducted at a later date. Litchfield Family Funeral Service is assisting the family.

Ms. Burris was born Dec. 10, 1954, in Litchfield, to Charles William “Bud” and Florence June (Bishop) Wilson.

She attended Litchfield High School with the class of 1973, and served as the director of Montgomery Place in Litchfield for 31 years.

Ms. Burris was a member of the First Baptist Church and Women of the Moose, both in Litchfield.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Ms. Burris is survived by her daughter, Tracy (Blaise) Davidson of Litchfield; son, Troy Burris of Cedar Rapids, IA; grandchildren, Zachary, Tatum, Tessa, Isaac and Zavier; and brothers, John (Beth) Wilson, Dennis (Terra) Sexton, both of Litchfield, Jim (Michelle) Wilson of Gillespie and Chuck (Bonnie) Wilson of California.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and life-long companion, David Benning.

Memorials may be directed to the Women of the Moose in Litchfield.

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