Mr. John Herbert Burris

John Herbert Burris, 91, of 204 Peachtree St., Gaffney, passed away Thursday, December 31st, in Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.

He was born on May 7, 1929 in Gaffney, SC and was a son of the late Guyon and Mary Ellen Burris Pearson.

John was a retired Custodian for Cherokee County Vocational School. He was a member, deacon and trustee, of Shady Grove Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents and five siblings, Dollie Gale Pearson, Mattie Pearson, Willie Jean Pearson, John Henry Burris, and Mary “Lula Mae” Cureton.

Mr. Burris leaves to cherish loving memories: three brothers, Guy Junior Pearson (Ann) of Atlanta, Sammie Lee Pearson, and Charles Pearson, all of Gaffney; three sisters, Sarah P. Keeter, Louise Pearson and Amy Pearson, all of Gaffney; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

The Funeral Service will be held Saturday, 12:00 noon, in Shady Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Lee Byers, officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Public Viewing will be held Friday, from 10-5:00 p.m., in The Gilmore Mortuary.

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