ELEANOR JANE “EGEE” BURRIS, 83 years of age, passed away on Monday, November 18, 2019 at Mount Carmel Hospital, Grove City. Egee was born in Washington Court House to Harriet Haynes Wilkins and Floyd Haynes on February 4, 1936. She was a graduate of Washington Senior High School and was employed as a Secretary in the Columbus Public Schools for over 24 years. Upon retirement, Eleanor continued to enjoy her family, playing cards and cooking and took up the art of quilting. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Frank N. Burris, her sisters Judy (Irwin) Reeves, Joanie McNichols, Mary Coe and brother-in-law Dr. Norman (Lee) Burris.
Eleanor is survived by two children, Bill (Jane) Burris and Melissa Stepanovsky and seven grandchildren, Aaron (Shelly) Burris, Seth (Cynthia) Burris, Tara (Tim) Mulhull, Whitney (Jon) Becker and Kelsey Burris, Alexa (Mike) Martins and Alayna Stepanovsky, seven great grandchildren, Arya, Finley, and Hadley Mulhull, Alexander and Priya Burris, and Sebastian and Mila Burris, two brother-in-laws, Dr. Lawrence (Rosanne) Burris and Dr. Robert (Nancy) Burris. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews including Kelly (Jon) Wenner, Patty McKenzie, Harold (Connie) Reeves, Joyce (Gene) Petrovich, Robert (Cindy) Reeves, Harriot Ring, Kathy Williams, Steve Williams, Kenny Williams, Penny Ash, Rex (Beth) Coe, Kandy (Dale) Sollars, Cindy (Ronnie) Greene, and Barry Coe and a host of friends.
The funeral service will be held on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Summers Funeral Home in Washington Court House. Family and friends may visit at the funeral home on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service.
The family would like to send special thanks to the staff at the Ohio State Medical Center and Mount Carmel Hospitals for the compassionate care they provided to our Egee.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or a charity of your choice.
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