Chadwick Eugene “Chad” Burris

Posted on May 4, 2017 in Obituaries | 14 comments

Chadwick Eugene “Chad” Burris

Age 49

Of Calhoun

Passed away Thursday morning, May 4, 2017

At Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga


A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was the son of the late Gene Burris and was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Clyde and Gladys Galyon Whaley; paternal grandparents, Boskey and Mayme Ruth Gentry Burris; brother, Chris Burris; uncle, Kenneth Whaley. He was a member of West View Baptist Church.


Survivors include his mother,

Carolyn Whaley Burris of Calhoun

A daughter,

Haley Burris of Calhoun

Aunts and uncles,

Shirley and Johnny McCracken and family of Decatur

Bo and Sandra Whaley and family of Gallatin

Paulette Whaley of Gallatin

Joyce Phillips and family of Cleveland

Dave Burris and family of Ooltewah

Several cousins and friends.


Funeral services will be 7 pm Saturday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with Pastor Keith Whited officiating. Burial will be 2 pm Sunday in Meadow Fork Cemetery.


Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.


The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm Saturday at the funeral home.


If you are unable to attend the visitation or service, sign the guest registry at


Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Chadwick Eugene “Chad” Burris.


  1. So sorry for your loss my prayers and thoughts are with you & your family. Becky Carver Shell

  2. Oh, Carolyn and family..I am so very sorry for your loss. I pray that our Heavenly Father will surround you with his comfort, strength, and finally, peace. You WILL all be in my prayers and thoughts.

  3. We are so sorry for your loss.

  4. Haley,
    Thinking of you and your grandmother with special thoughts and prayers.

  5. Carolyn, so sorry for your loss.
    Your friend,

  6. Carolyn, so very sorry for your loss.
    Your friend,

  7. I know u really dont know me or nor do i know u personally but I feel like i know ur family because of Joyce Grubb talking about u guys so much. Ur family has been in my prayers for the past week. I’m so so sorry for ur loss Ur family will continue to be in my prayers

  8. So sorry to hear of Chad’s passing. Know that I will be praying for you and Haley and family.

  9. Carolyn so sorry to hear about chad praying for you and your family

  10. So sorry for your loss. I will be praying for you and Haley and family.

  11. We are so sorry for your loss, Carolyn and Haley. Our prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  12. Sorry for your loss, praying for you Carolyn

  13. Carolyn and Haley,

    We are so sorry for your loss and will be thinking of you both often during this difficult time.


    Jack, Peggy, Jordan, Amanda, and Maddie Curtis

  14. Carolyn,
    I was out of town when Chad passed away and could not come to the funeral home. My heart is breaking for you. I remember Chad coming into the bank many years ago. Such a precious young man. Please know you’re in my prayers.

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