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Paul Barton "Bart" Burris

Monday, June 19, 2006

Paul Barton "Bart" Burris, 19, of Owensburg, passed away at 11:55 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, 2006 at State Road 45 and County Road 300S in Eastern Greene County.

Born Jan. 24, 1987 in Linton, he was the son of James R. Burris and Susan (LaPray) Burris.

He was a 2005 graduate of Eastern Greene High School and a sophomore at Vincennes University. He was a member of the Alpha Beta Gamma International Business Society and the National Dean's List at Vincennes University. He was one of the driving forces behind starting the football program at Eastern Greene High School.

Survivors include: his parents, James and Susan Burris of Owensburg; two brothers, Buck Burris of Bloomington, and Blade Burris of Owensburg; a grandfather David LaPray of Ocala, Fla.; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Paul Burris, Sr., and Lucille Burris, and maternal grandmother Betty LaPray.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home Bloomfield with the Rev. Jim Olinger officiating. Burial will be at Owensburg Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday and from 11 a.m. until the hour of service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bart Burris Eastern Greene Football Scholarship Fund in care of Jenkins Funeral Home.

Online condolences are available at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com