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Ricky Lynn Burris

July 18, 1968 ~ June 28, 2020 (age 51)



Ricky Lynn Burris, age 51, of Madisonville, TN,

Passed away Sunday June 28, 2020, At Erlanger Medical Center.

A native of Cleveland and lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was a son of the late George Henry Burris and Dorothy Jean Dockery Ammons. He was a member of Brookhill Baptist Church and had attended Lee’s Chapel Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 22 years; Marlene Sue Middleton Burris

2 Daughters and a son-in-law;

Shannon Paige Burris

Stephanie Marlana Hamblin and spouse Harold Dean Rollins III

2 Sons and daughter-in-laws;

Justin Lynn and Aaron Burris

Robert Matthew and Tonya Faye Hamblin

Sister and brother-in-law; Kim and Adam Locke

Brother and sister-in-law; James and Angela Burris

7 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews

Funeral services will be 2 pm Wednesday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with Rev. James Burris and Pastor Scruggs officiating. A graveside service will follow in Cochran Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 12-2 pm Wednesday at the funeral home.

If you are unable to attend the service, sign the online guest registry at www.zieglerfuneralhome.com. 

Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Ricky Lynn Burris.

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July 1, 2020

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

Funeral Service
July 1, 2020

2:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

July 1, 2020

4:26 PM
Cochran Cemetery
County Road 479
Englewood, TN 37329

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