On October 26, 1940, Thelma Alexander Burris was born to Estell and Julius Alexander. She was married for 40 years to Mr. Francis Burris.
Thelma attended CA. Johnson High School of Columbus South Carolina. She returned to Jacksonville, Florida and graduated from Stanton High School. Thelma furthered her education by attending Jones College and then Florida State College, where she received her Nursing Degree.
Thelma departed this life September 25, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Estell and Julius Alexander; husband, Francis Burris; brothers, Lorenzo Ford and Julius Alexander, Jr.
Thelma leaves to cherish her memories and live on in the hearts of her daughter, Crystal Dervin; devoted son, Dennis Burris (Anna); granddaughter, Kylia Burris; sister, Doris Hagans (Columbus, SC); two close nephews, Gregory Ford and Dennis Alexander; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Thelma Burris passed away Wednesday, September 25th, 2019. Arrangements in Care of: Funerals by T.S. Warden, 904-765-1234