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Melissa Ann Burris, 55

Melissa Ann Burris, 55, passed away July 1, 2021. She was born July 4, 1965 in North Little Rock, Arkansas to Don Lambert and Connie Fisher.

Melissa love spending time with her grandbabies and family. She enjoyed collecting her family heirlooms. Melissa spent her time camping, floating the river and being outside.

Melissa is preceded in death by her parents Don and Connie Lambert and brother Don Lambert JR.

Melissa is survived by her son Shane Burris (Sierra); grandchildren Alexander Burris and Hayden Burris; and siblings Steven Lambert, William Bryant, and Donna Frazier.

Melissa’s Celebration of Life will be July 7, 2021 at 2pm at A Natural State Funeral Service in Jacksonville.

Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400


  • Bobbi Posted July 2, 2021 11:28 PM

    I am so so sorry for your loss, my heart breaks for you daily. Love you.

  • Jerry and Gloria Johnson Posted July 3, 2021 8:07 AM

    I am very sorry for your loss.
    Please accept our heartfelt condolences and sympathy during this difficult time.

  • Cindy Childers Posted July 3, 2021 11:30 PM

    Oh woman not enough space to tell you this. We have been friends for than 50 years. You were part of my foundation. I love you with everything in me. We fought, we laughed, we cried our eyes out but we were there every time you could be. Woman a piece of my heart died right with you. I Thank You for being my bestie . My sister and my soul. Fly high My love..(Cardinals) fly with you…One day we will be again besties

  • Beth Miller-Smith Posted July 4, 2021 10:20 AM

    Melissa was the sweetest person ever. I haven’t seen her in years but still felt a connection through social media. She will be missed. Prayers for her family.

  • Rhonda Cronkhite Posted July 7, 2021 12:52 PM

    Dearest Missy, we will miss you and think of you daily. Don’t worry, we will seeing the watch for you. What a glorious reunion it must be in Heaven! I know you are no longer in pain, see you again someday my friend.

    • Rhonda Cronkhite Posted July 7, 2021 12:54 PM

      *we will assume the watch die you, trying to type through tears

  • Debra Boyd McClurg Posted July 8, 2021 12:37 PM

    Missy is such a kind and genuine person. You couldn’t find a better friend. We grew up together and recently got to visit with hex. I was so dad to hear of herc passing! May God give the family comfort during this difficult time!

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