Mary Lynn Burr, 88, El Dorado Springs, entered into rest on July 2, 2022 at the Lake Stockton Health Care Center. Mary was born April 8, 1934 in Stella, one of ten children to Raymond and Mary Ola (Nunn) Durham.
Following graduation from Anderson High School, she worked as a telephone operator for Southwestern Bell in Neosho and later transferred to Kansas City. While raising her children, she worked as a secretary at the Social Security Administration in Kansas City. In 1988, she and her husband relocated to El Dorado Springs, from Raymore.
Mary was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed gardening, flowers, nature, feeding and watching birds and most importantly, sharing time with family.
On Nov. 7, 1953, in Anderson, Mary and Bythol Burr were united in marriage and he preceded her in death on July 14, 2016, after 62 years of marriage.
Mary is survived by two children, Stephen Burr and wife, Janet – Green Valley, AZ, and Cheryl Lusk – El Dorado Springs; two grandchildren, Stephanie Burr and Dalton Lusk and brother, Jerry Durham – South Carolina.
In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by a grandson, Michael Burr and eight siblings.
Services were held Thursday, July 7, at the Clark Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with J. R. Burr officiating. Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho
Interment followed in the Neosho Memorial Park Cemetery.
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