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John W. Burress Obit

JOHN BURRESS, RICHLANDS, DIES Native of Tazewell County Had Been Bedfast from Rheumatism For Past Six Months; Funeral Today Richlands, VA, May 24 -- John Burress, 68 died at his home one mile northeast of Richlands early this morning from rheumatism, from which he had been bedfast for the past six months. He was a native of Tazewell County and was twice married. His first wife was a Miss Tilda Earls of near Gillespie. His second wife was a Miss Cinthia Chambers of near Richlands. He was known quite well among the people of Tazewell County as the "horse trader" on account of his good judgement of horses. He is survived by his wife and the following children: John Burress, Jr.; Raleigh Burress of West Virginia; Newton Burress of North Tazewell; Mrs. George Quesenberry of Pounding Mill; Mrs. Henry Shortridge and Mrs. Vergil Reedy of Richlands. Funeral will be held at the home Saturday and interment will be in the Jones Chapel cemetery near Cedar Bluff


Owner/SourceBluefield Daily Telegraph
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