2009-02-05 / Obituaries


Ronald Coleman Burroughs, 79, of Grove Hill died Jan. 27, 2009 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital.

He was born Sept. 28, 1929. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a member of Wilson Chapel AME Church of Grove Hill. He was a professional brick mason.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Roper Burroughs, Grove Hill; one son, Darrell Buroughs; one daughter, LaDonna Smith; one brother, DeLeon (Axie Mae) Burroughs, Grove Hill; four grandchildren; five sistersin law, Betty Chapman, Selma, Essie R. Wilson, Chicago, Ill., Virgie (Archie) Stewart, Salitpa, Rosanna Roper, Grove Hill, Ella R. Thrash, Cincinnati, Ohio; three devoted nieces, Jean Daffin, Vanessa Burroughs, Grove Hill, Debra K. Whitfield, Montgomery.

The service was Feb. 2 at 1 p.m. at Wilson Chapel AME Church of Grove Hill with Rev. Julius Giddens IV, pastor and officiating minister. Burial was in the Wilson Chapel Cemetery in Grove Hill. Jackson Memorial Funeral Home directed.

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