Mildred Ellen (Burks) Burris

Mildred Ellen (Burks) Burris, 95, passed away on Monday, June 15, 2020, at her home in Norton, Tx.

Mildred was born on June 13, 1925, to Roy and Mary (McQueen) Burks of Norton, Texas. She graduated from Ballinger High School in 1942. She was a Pastor's wife for 53 years. When her husband passed, she was the Postmaster of Norton, until she retired at 80 years old, after working for 36 years. She married LeRoy Burris on November 11, 1943 in Seekonk, Mass. She was a member of Glory Road Cowboy Church in Ballinger, Texas. She was a loving wife and mother and lived her life in the service of Christ.

She is preceded in death by her parents Roy and Mary Burks, her husband LeRoy Burris, two brothers Sanford and Chester Burks, a sister Mary Loyce Ray, and one grandson Matthew Burris.

Mildred is survived by her children, daughter Lin Rostine and husband Bob of Norton, daughter Vonda Charles of Norton, and son Kevin Burris and wife Deana, of Stanton, Tx. She is also survived by a brother Bill Burks and wife Kay of Buchanan Dam and a sister, Frances Bryan of Ballinger, Texas, as well as 6 grandchildren and 10 great- grandchildren. Mildred is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation for Mildred will be held Friday, June 19, 2020 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Lange Funeral Home in Ballinger. Her funeral service will follow on Saturday, June 20, at 10:00 am at Glory Road Cowboy Church with Myron Halford officiating.

From our family we would like to thank Hospice of Ballinger for their kindness, time and loving care, as well as Glory Road Cowboy Church.

Posted online on June 16, 2020