Joe D. Burross

January 16, 1929 ~ September 22, 2020 (age 91)


Mr. Joe D. Burross, 91 of Brighton, passed away on the evening of September 22, 2020 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. Mr. Burross was a supervisor for Standard Construction, a United States Air Force Veteran, a member of the Gideons International, a mason, and a member of the Smyrna Baptist Church. 

Mr. Burross is survived by his wife of 41 years, Mrs. Betty Yoakum Burross; his sons, David Michael Burross (Karen) of Stantonville, TN and Gary Mark Burross of Savannah, TN; his daughter, Karen Bringle of Brighton; his brother, George W. Burross of Clarksville, TN; his sister, Mary Elizabeth Barnett of Savannah, TN; his three grandchildren, Brandi Gilbert, Brooke Burross, and Tamara Grisanti; and by his two great-grandchildren, Macee Gilbert and Hallie Oakley. Mr. Burross was preceded in death by his parents, William Wylie and Ethel Lescure Burross; and by his brother, Elvis Burross; and by his sister, Jeanette Morris. 

Visitation for Mr. Burross will be held on Friday, September 25th, from 9:30 - 10:30 at the funeral home with a graveside service to begin at 11:00 AM at the R. H. Munford Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Gideons International PO Box 140800 Nashville, TN 37214. 

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September 25, 2020

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home
1701 Highway 51 S
Covington, TN 38019

Graveside Service
September 25, 2020

11:00 AM
R. H. Munford Cemetery

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