Evelyn Maxine Burris, 86, of Granite City, died at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, April 12, 2015, at Granite Nursing & Rehab.
She was born April 13, 1928, in Kinmundy, the daughter to the late William “Willie” and Florence (Odell) Green.
On April 5, 1947, she and William Thomas Burris were married in Granite City. He preceded her in death on April 5, 2012.
Burris was a member of Calvary Life Church.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Robert “Jake” Jacobsmeyer of Granite City; a son, Bob R. Burris, M.D., of Columbia; and two grandchildren, Eric (Amy) Stern and Jason Stern.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, William Henry Green.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until time of memorial service at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory with the Rev. Mark Maynard officiating. Burial will be private at St. John’s Cemetery on Nameoki Road.
Memorials may be made to Granite City Nursing & Rehab or Calvary Life Church in Granite City.
Guestbook and information available at www.wojstrom.com.