Woodrow Wilson Burris, 100, of Benton, TN passed away on April 25, 2020. He was born on October 31, 1919 to the late George and Gertrude Burris in Benton, TN. He was a lifelong resident of this area and the oldest living deacon of Friendship Baptist Church in Delano, TN. He was a 50 year member of Ocoee Lodge 212 F&AM. He loved to garden and tinker and was a tremendous, hardworking man. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.
In addition to his mother and father, he is preceded in death by his wife Lucille Womac Burris; brother Tommy Burris; sisters: Stella Collins and Gaynelle Parker.
He leaves behind one sister Inez Crump; four nephews, three nieces, and numerous extended family members and friends.
A private graveside service will be held at Friendship Cemetery in Delano, TN. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made the Friendship Baptist Church in Delano.
You are invited to share a personal memory of Woodrow or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral & Cremation Service is honored to assist the Burris family with these arrangements.