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Sunday, May 16, 2021

Obituary - Elvy Ray Burrus, Sr.

Elvy Ray Burrus, Sr., 78, passed away at his home in Nevada. Elvy was born on November 7, 1942 in Nebraska to Oran Everett and Bonavie Emmaline (LaFarge) Burris.

Elvy was a truck driver, house painter and farmer. He was baptized at the Calvary Baptist Church in Nevada and was a member of the Eagles and Elk Lodges in Nevada.

Survivors include one son, Elvy, Jr. and his wife Stacy, Odessa, MO; six grandchildren, Brooke Silvola, Micha Cargill, Khameron Cargill, Kendra Shepherd, Logan Burrus, Emily Burrus; eleven great-grandchildren, Rhylee, Asher, Khadyn, Finley, Rayden, Bryce, Andrea, Gavin, Conner, Adalynn, and Ella; and one great-great grandchild, Lucas. He was preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, Lisa Cargill and Denise Burrus; two sons, Oran Burrus and Travis Burrus; two sisters, Ella Mae Brooks and Dorothy “Tiny” Busby.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at Moore Cemetery, Nevada, MO