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Clifford Franklin Burris

April 11, 1944 ~ September 5, 2020 (age 76)


     Clifford Franklin Burris, 76, passed away on Saturday, September 5, 2020.  Cliff was born on April 11, 1944, in Knoxville, Tennessee, to the late Nellie and Clyde Burris.  He worked as a printer for Nevamar in Odenton.  Cliff was a member of New Life Baptist Church where he belonged to the Senior Saints.  He enjoyed music – especially playing his guitar, cheering on the Baltimore Colts, Ravens, and Orioles, worshipping at church, and spending time with his family, especially the grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

     Cliff is survived by his devoted wife of 28 years, Bobbie Jean Burris; his loving daughter, Valerie (Jack) O’Connell; his dear step-daughters, Karen (Charles) Cochran, Kathryn (Thomas) O’Meara, Diane Jenkins, and Michelle (James) Stein; his beloved grandchildren, Caroline, Kate, Timothy (Hayley), Krystal, Michael (Natalia), J.J., Kylie, Ashlee (Kevin), Joseph (Aisling), and Joshua (Christen); his cherished great-grandchildren, Alex, Vivian, Ellie, Rowan, Sloane, Jake, and Bailey; his loving siblings, Robert Burris and Mary (Roger) Burk; his beloved niece, Kathy, her daughter, Krystal, and her children, Kassidy & Sadie; and his dear nephew, Eric (Kristina), and his children, Trevor, Lucas, and Nevaeh.

A Celebration of Life Service will be Private.


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