Frances Burris (Broome)
Mrs. Frances Lilly Broome Burris, age 91 passed away peacefully at her residence on Saturday, March 31, 2018.
The family will receive friends from 12 to 2 pm Thursday, April 5 at Wilkinson Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held in the chapel at 2 pm with Pastor Scott Wheeler officiating. Burial will follow at West Concord Cemetery.
Frances was born April 26, 1926 in Cabarrus County, a daughter of the late David DeWitt Broom and Della Lee Foster Broome. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur C. Burris and siblings, Bill Broome, Helen Kimble, Veria Layton, Irene Barringer and Shirley Blalock.
Frances used her joy of cooking, as she prepared meals at First Assembly Living Center, and of course for her family and large family gatherings. She enjoyed playing bingo and was ready to go shopping at a moment’s notice. She had a special bond with her granddaughter, who, along with the rest of the family will miss “Nanny” dearly. Frances attended First Assembly Worship Center for many years.
Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Danny Burris and wife, Lynn; granddaughter, Danna Burris; grandson, Spencer Burris; granddaughter, Lacey Willett; 8 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great grandchildren; former daughter-in-law whom she remained close to, Donna Burris; brother, Claude Broome; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 128 S. Tryon Street, Suite #1588, Charlotte, NC 28202, or to a charity of your choice.