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Lester Wallace Burress, 93, Elk Horn, KY (1923-2017)

He was a retired farmer and loved to coon hunt. He was U.S. Army veteran and a member of Feathersburg First Church of God. He was the son of the late Lloyd & Molly Seaborne Burress. His wife, Burdis McDonald Burress, survives. He leaves 42 direct living descendants, spanning four generations. His final resting place will be in Feathersburg, Adair County, KY.
Lester Wallace Burress, of Elk Horn, KY, died Saturday, November 11, 2017 at UK Medical Center in Lexington following a brief illness.

The funeral service for Mr. Burress will be at 12pmNoonCT/1pmET, Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home, 503 E Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, with Bro. Raymond Atwood officiating. Burial will follow in the Feathersburg Community of Adair County, KY, at Callahan Cemetery, 4571 Speck Ridge Road. The family requests visitation from 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, the Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.


Lester Wallace Burress, 93, Elk Horn, KY (1923-2017)


Lester was born December 17, 1923, in Taylor County, KY. He was the son of the late Lloyd & Molly Seaborne Burress. He died Saturday, November 11, 2017, in Lexington, Fayette County, KY, at the age of 93 years, 10 months, and 25 days Also preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were two sons, Roger Burress and Steve Burress; brothers, Harold Burress and Tommy Burress and two sisters, Lillie Pointer and Edna Herron.

L.W., as he was known to many, was a retired farmer and loved to coon hunt. He was U.S. Army veteran and a member of Feathersburg First Church of God.

He is survived by his wife, Burdis McDonald Burress, and the following:
  • His children: Jerry Burress and his wife, Edith; Freddy Burress and his wife, Patty; Henry Burress; and Inetta Childress and her husband, Larry, all of Elk Horn, KY

  • Thirteen grandchildren

  • Twenty-two great-grandchildren
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  • Three great-great-grandchildren

  • A brother: Bobby Lee Burress and his wife, Dorothy
  • His sisters Christine Wise, Shirley Chelf and her husband, Richard; and Loretta Gaddis, all of Elk Horn, KY
Send condolences to the family of Lester Wallace Burress

Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home, 503 E Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, is in charge of arrangements.


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Lester Wallace Burress, 93, Elk Horn, KY (1923-2017)



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