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Jerry Bonner Burris, 71,

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Jerry Bonner Burris, 71, of North Little Rock lost his courageous battle with cancer on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at the VA Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on March 27, 1944 to the late Robert L. Burris and Zula B. Boyett Burris. He is also preceded in death by one son.

Jerry served his country proudly and honorably in the United States Army – Pacific Command. He served 2 tours overseas and received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service and Campaign Medal as well as other good conduct and marksmanship medals. He spent his civilian years as an engineer for the railroad and loved the outdoors. He is survived by one son, Scott Burris of Beebe.

Jerry was laid to rest at North Little Rock Veteran’s Cemetery. His cremation arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 W. Main Street Jacksonville, Arkansas. www.anaturalstatefuneralservice.com

 

7 Comments

  • Lowetta Bishop Posted December 10, 2015 8:43 PM

    I miss you …you were and are loved. Great memories cousin of mine.

  • Frankie Boyett Posted December 10, 2015 8:51 PM

    Love Jerry, o how I miss you. Have a great time in Heaven.

  • Leoda Collins Posted December 10, 2015 8:58 PM

    Jerry we loved you like a Brother! I will always think of you.

  • James M Almstrom Posted December 10, 2015 9:01 PM

    Although not a blood relative Jerry and I have a Vietnam bond that makes us brothers. We served together there and I miss him now and will until the day we are reunited again,

  • Leona &Harold Kelley Posted December 11, 2015 8:50 AM

    Rest in peace cuz will miss you

  • Virginia House Posted December 11, 2015 10:55 AM

    i wish I could have known you better but was blessed to have known you at all. You are missed by many.

  • Leta Arnold Posted December 11, 2015 1:57 PM

    We love you Jerry! Rest in peace.
    Steve & Leta Arnold

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