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Allen David (Al) Burris

02 August, 2007 by troy glidden

Mr. Allen David (Al) Burris, 47, of Sedgwick, passed away at 3:05 AM, Thursday, August 2nd, 2007 peacefully at Sedgwick Heath Care Center, Sedgwick, Kansas.

Allen was born in Lexington, Missouri on October 29, 1959, the son of David and Patsy (Short) Burris.

Allen attended grade school and High School in Lancaster, California

Allen worked as a Rough Neck for several gas and oil drilling companys and was a stay at home dad.

Allen was united in marriage to Melissa M. Nix on December 28, 1979 in Liberal, Kansas.

Surviving members of his family include his father David Burris of Florida; mother Patsy Parker of Springfield, Missouri; his children; Angela Burris of McPherson, Kansas, Sheena Mayfield of Harker Heights, Texas, Lacy Burris of McPherson, Kansas, and David Burris of McPherson, Kansas; his sisters; Arna Burris of Sherman Oaks, California, and Lonnee Arzola of Springfield, Missouri; seven Grandchildren with one on the way; other relatives and a host of friends.

A memorial service will be scheduled for a later date.

Graveside services will be conducted by the Hospice Care of Kansas Chaplin, Peter Hartman on Friday, August 3, 2007 at 3:00 p.m. at the McPherson Cemetery McPherson, Kansas.

Family request donations to the Allen D. Burris memorial fund and they can be sent in care of the Glidden - Ediger Funeral Home; 222 West Euclid Street; McPherson, Kansas 67460.

Posted By Jessica Seidel on 03 August, 2007
Lacy,Sheena,Angela,David Im so sorry about your dad's passing. I wish you all the best.

Posted By Denise on 02 August, 2007
I write to offer my sincere condolences to the family and friends on the passing of your love one. When unforeseen occurrences befall us and the enemy death strikes our grief can be great. It also may seem unfair that sickness, which can cause death, has the power to take away someone that we love Yes, it is at times like this that we need comfort and support whether we are acquainted or not. I have found the Bible to be very comforting in this regard. At Revelation 21: 3, 4, our Heavenly Father has promised in the near future that “death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” Our Heavenly Father has also promised that there will be a resurrection: “and I have hope toward God, which hope these [men] themselves also entertain, that there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous..." What a grand reunion that will be! You and I have the prospects of seeing our love ones again under the best condition possible, a beautiful Paradise earth; God’s original purpose for mankind. All of God's promises will come true, for it is impossible for Our Heavenly Father Jehovah to lie. I pray that these scriptures provide comfort to all of you. Once again, you have my sincere condolences -John 5:28 & 29, Psalms 37:29, Luke 23:43, Hebrews 6:18.

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