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Brenda Edwards BurrisPassing: May 31, 2021


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Saturday, June 5th @ 1:00 p.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Saturday, June 5th @ 11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.


Fairview Cemetery

Friday, June 18th @ 10:00 a.m.

ORLEANS – Brenda Edwards Burris, 76, passed away Monday, May 31, 2021, at Mitchell Manor.

Born July 19, 1944, in Orleans, she was the daughter of Robert Earl and Mary Rachel (Jenkins) Edwards.  She married Louis Emil Burris, Jr., November 28, 1964, and he preceded her in death April 6, 2015.

Brenda was last employed at CVS.   She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and loved spending time with her family and friends.  Brenda enjoyed knitting, cooking, reading, and music.

Seth Thomas (Karen) Burris of Bedford
Emily Suzanne (Tony) Wheeler of Mitchell
Samuel (Laura) Westfall of North Carolina
Aidan Wheeler of Bloomington
Tammy Russell of Orleans

Her parents; husband; son, Ashley Wade Burris; and siblings, David Edwards, Robert W. Edwards, Lee Edwards, Sue Edwards, and Buddy Edwards, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 5, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.  Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 18, in Fairview Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

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9 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Roy Myers | Mesquite NV
    Date: June 7, 2021
    As long as I’ve had a memory, Aunt Brenda has been such a sweet heart. She was quick to make us welcome in her home. Her and Louie were just a big part of my life. She lived a full and great life!! Love you Brenda
  2. Guest: Eddie Hatfield | Mitchell Indiana
    Date: June 5, 2021
    Emily & Tony, sorry for your loss guys. Sending Prayers to you!
  3. Guest: Sean miller | Bedford Indiana
    Date: June 5, 2021
    Sorry for your lost
  4. Guest: Suzie Sehr | Bedford
    Date: June 3, 2021
    Brenda was so sweet. Thoughts and prayers are sent your way. So sorry for your loss, from the Sehr's and the Backherms families.
  5. Guest: Brian & Kim Crawford | Bloomington, IN
    Date: June 3, 2021
    We are so sorry for your loss. Karen and Seth, you are in our thoughts.
  6. Guest: RaymonaTanksley | Mitchell, IN
    Date: June 3, 2021
    So sorry to here this. Prayers for Seth and Emil6.
  7. Guest: Missy Jones | Mitchell indiana
    Date: June 3, 2021
    So sorry on the passing of your mom. Prayers for you and your family. Missy King Jones
  8. Guest: Robin Wilson | Huron, Indiana
    Date: June 2, 2021
    Prayers and Love to her family.
  9. Guest: Wendy Reef | Bedford, IN
    Date: June 2, 2021
    Emily, I am sorry about the passing of your Mom. Wendy Reef