Donnie Jess Burris, 48, Marceline, died Sunday, June 9, 2013 at his home.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. today, June 12, 2013, at Delaney Funeral Home, Marceline, with Rev. David Gouge officiating. Visitation was held from 11 a.m. until time of services Wednesday at the funeral home in Marceline. Burial will be in the Masonic Cemetery, Bucklin. Pallbearers were Gene Burris, Fred Dorrell, Sol Lavers, Tim McCoy, Darrin Brammer, and Wyatt Billups.
Memorials to Bethany Baptist Church Building Fund may be left at or mailed to the funeral home at 1720 N. Missouri Ave., Marceline, Mo. 64658.
Donnie was born at Brookfield, Missouri on April 30, 1965 to Ronnie and Alma (Hepworth) Burris.
Donnie was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church, Marceline, and a Marceline resident all his life.
Survivors include his mother and step-father, Alma and Lewis Evans, Marceline; four brothers, Gene, Randy, and Ricky Burris, all of Marceline, and Mike Burris, Denver, Colo.; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ronnie; two sisters, Mary Burris and Christina Marie Burris; one niece Mary Burris; and maternal and paternal grandparents.