Jesse Burris

BURRIS, Jesse E, 83, of Wheeling, WV, died Tuesday, November 12, 2013, in Liza’s Place.

He was born August 30, 1930, in Wheeling, a son of the late Elmer E. and Lucreta V. Logsdon Burris.

He retired as Transportation Director of Ohio County Schools, a member of Triadelphia United Methodist Church, former Board Member of the Ohio County Schools Credit Union, Wheeling Hospital Volunteer and U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one brother, Elwood Burris; two sisters, Marguerite Amend and Virginia Burris.

Surviving is his loving wife of 62 years, Ellen L. Wiley Burris; two daughters, Jan Ellen Birch and her husband Timothy of Wheeling; Sheryl Lynn Burris of Wheeling; a grandson, Jason Burris Birch and his wife Jessica of Wheeling; one brother-in-law, two sisters-in-law, several nieces and nephews.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association Inc., P.O. Box 15120, Chicago, Illinois, 60693

Arrangements entrusted to the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling.

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