- Ada, Oklahoma


January 30, 2014

Rosetta Sue Burris

Centrahoma — Services for Rosetta Sue Burris, 73, Centrahoma, are 1 p.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Don Jacob will officiate. Burial will follow at Round Lake Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery near Centrahoma. A Celebration of Life Service will be 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Home.

Ms. Burris, a member of the Chickasaw tribe, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 at Chickasaw Nation Medical Center. She was born July 26, 1940 in Talihina, Okla., to Rev. Lee Burris and Verdie Wesley Burris. She attended Centrahoma grade schools and graduated from Centrahoma High School.

Ms. Burris was a homemaker and a member of the St. York Indian Baptist Church in Marlow, Okla. She was a seamstress and a gospel singer.

Survivors include her children, Tommy Amos and wife Amy, Duncan, Deloris Jefferson and husband Don,Sulphur, and Anthony Amos, Duncan; companion Jerry Chitto, of the home; sister Ola Mae Burris, Coalgate; two half-brothers, Noah Burris and wife Karen, Coalgate and David Burris and wife Shirley,  Coalgate; five half-sisters, Vickie McClure, Tupelo, Doris Samuel and husband Curtis, Oktaha, Faye Ratcliff, Coalgate, Gwen Burris, Latta, and Ruth McDonald, Ada; seven grandchildren, Sara Willie and Jimpsey Factor, Ada, Katrina Amos, Broken Bow, Brad Jefferson, Sulphur, Terrel Jefferson, Ada, Tim Jefferson, Sulphur, Toby Amos and Logan Amos, both of Duncan; great-grandchildren, Kiesha Amos, Broken Bow, Elijah Gibson, Ada, Mia Rose Jefferson and Gracie Mae Jefferson, both of Sioux City, Iowa, and Peyton “Beans” West, Ada; great-great-grandson, Brycen Amos of Broken Bow; as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister Leona Murphy; half-brother Donnie Burris; an infant brother Paul Burris; infant sister Helen Burris; and grandson Damon Jefferson.

Bearers will be Brad Jefferson, Tommy Amos, Toby Amos, Chad Allen Ratcliff, Jimpsey Factor and Elijah Gibson. Honorary bearers will be Terrel Jefferson and Timothy Jefferson.


Text Only | Photo Reprints
AP Video
SKorea Ferry Toll Hits 156, Search Gets Tougher Video Shows Possible Syrian Gas Attack Cubs Superfans Celebrate Wrigley's 100th Raw: Cattle Truck Overturns in Texas Admirers Flock to Dole During Kansas Homecoming Raw: Erupting Volcanoes in Guatemala and Peru Alibaba IPO Could Be Largest Ever for Tech Firm FBI Joining Probe of Suburban NY 'Swatting' Call U.S. Paratroopers in Poland, Amid Ukraine Crisis US Reviews Clemency for Certain Inmates Raw: Violence Erupts in Rio Near Olympic Venue Raw: Deadly Bombing in Egypt Raw: What's Inside a Commercial Jet Wheel Well Raw: Obama Arrives in Japan for State Visit Raw: Anti-Obama Activists Fight Manila Police Motels Near Disney Fighting Homeless Problem Michigan Man Sees Thanks to 'bionic Eye' S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers

Do you think Russia President Vladimir Putin will invade Ukraine?

     View Results