Emily Ann Abernathy Burrus

Born in Pulaski, TN on June 4, 2007

Departed on June 1, 2007 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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BURRUS, Emily Ann Abernathy, age 78 of Hendersonville. June 1, 2007. Born and raised in Pulaski, TN. She is preceded in death by her parents, Mr. Raymond Grady and Mrs. Maude Dunnavant Abernathy, and husband, Dr. William Camp Burrus. A loving and devoted daughter, wife, and mother, Mrs. Burrus received an R.N. degree from Vanderbilt University. Survived by daughters, Amy Pat Flynn, Beth Greg High, Sue Gary Pinsly; son, Dr. R. Grady Kathy Burrus; grandchildren, Chris Amy Serck, Kathleen Matt Thurber, Matt Serck, Leah High, Boone High, Elliot Pinsly, Melissa Pinsly, Jeremy Pinsly, Sam Pinsly, Emily Burrus, Anna Burrus, and Cam Burrus. Also survived by sisters, Elise Duane Rost, of Pulaski, Martha and Marie Abernathy, of Nashville; brother, David Abernathy, of Pulaski; mother-in-law, Ella B. Burrus, and numerous nieces and nephews. Grandsons will serve as Active Pallbearers. Visitation with the family will be on Monday, June 4, 2007 from 5-8 p.m. at Hendersonville Funeral Home, and on Tuesday one hour prior to the service at the Hendersonville First United Methodist Church with the funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. with The Reverend Dr. Michael Williams, The Reverend Dr. Ben Alexander, and The Reverend Lynn Hinkle officiating. Interment will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery in Nashville. Memorials may be made to Hendersonville First United Methodist Church, 217 East Main Street, Hendersonville, TN 37075 or Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. HENDERSONVILLE MEMORY GARDENS AND FUNERAL HOME, 615 824-3855. www.harpethhills.com

3 Comments to Emily Ann Abernathy Burrus

  1. Bill & Marcella Smith
    June 4, 2007 12:00 am

    Our prayers are with you at this time of great loss and sadness. Emily was a wonderful lady and will be missed by many. God Bless you and your….

  2. Sombrero Ridge Condo Assoc.
    June 4, 2007 12:00 am

    A lovely southern lady who made us glad we knew and loved her. Emily will be remembered with love.
    To each of the children and grandchildren , Emily was so proud of each of you and gave you a great example. God Be with each of you.

  3. Sombrero Ridge Condo Assoc.
    June 4, 2007 12:00 am

    Emily was truly a beautiful southern lady and will be remembered by the happiness she shared with her family and friends. She was blessed in so many ways.. Thank God for every remembrance of her.