Marjorie Ann Burris

February 10, 1935 - July 31, 2019

Marjorie "Margie" Ann Burris went to be with her Savior on July 31, 2019. A memorial service for Margie will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 10, 2019, at Central United Methodist Church, with Pastor Bob Rainey officiating. Visitation will be held between 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., at the church just prior to the service.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in honor to Central United Methodist Church.

Margie was born February 10, 1935, in Gainesville, Texas, to Clarence and Mary Helms. She graduated from Stephenville High School and then attended cosmetology school. She worked as a beautician for Mr. Raymond's for many years before opening her own salon in the late 1970s and worked until her retirement.

She was married to Nick DeHaan of Michigan and raised two sons. She later met and married James E. Burris in 1972 and they were married for 47 years until his death in September 2018. They loved to travel, garden, and attend church. She was a dedicated member of Central United Methodist Church where she frequently attended bible studies and especially enjoyed the children's ministry at church. She enjoyed attending games for the Baylor Lady Bears basketball team for many years. She was known for her kind, loyal, and determined spirit.

Preceding Margie in death is her husband, James Burris; and parents, Clarence and Mary Helms.

Survivors: two sons, Jeral DeHaan of Waco and Ronald DeHaan and wife, Ruby, of Comanche; brother, Loyd Helms and wife, Kay, of Palo Pinto; three granddaughters, Holly Steinke of Waco, Jennifer Davidson and Ann DeHaan of San Antonio; one grandson, Nicholas DeHaan of Waco; two great-grandsons; niece Kelly and husband, Steven Heathington, of Highland village; as well as some very special friends who cared about her so dearly.

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I worked for Margie back in the early 80's and am so sorry to hear about her passing. The last time I saw her was before James died but she was still a lovely lady. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Hold tight to her memories and she will never be totally gone.

Jan Anders Waco, TX


My prayers and sympathy are extended to the family and loved ones of Mrs. Burris. Keep your faith in the resurrection promised at John 5:28, 29. Soon God will put an end to all sickness, sorrow and pain. He will also do away with our enemy death as promised at 1 Corinthians 15:26. Pray for God's kingdom to come as Jesus taught us to do. Please be comforted by the words expressed at Revelation 21:3, 4. Remember: God keeps His promises and it is impossible for God to lie!

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