Mora (Aldrich) Burris, 93,
of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2013, at her home.
She was born November 7, 1919, in Mt. Vernon, IN, to Albert and Elsie Aldrich.
She graduated from Mt.VernonHigh School and IndianaStateUniversity in Terre Haute, IN, after which she taught at WalkerSchool in Savah. She was a 50 year member of the
former St. James East Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School, visited shut-ins and was a member of the Trinity
Sunday School class. Mora later joined AldersgateUnitedMethodistChurch, where she was a member of the Fellowship Sunday School class. She was
a 50 year member of the Sinawik Club, and former
member of Rolling Hills Country Club and Petroleum Club.
Mora was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Gene Burris, in 1992;
and sister, OrrieCulley in
Mora is survived by her son, Steve Burris (Mary Ann) of Mt. Vernon; cousins,
Paul Maurer (Judy), Tammy Weatherford (Mike), Savannah Weatherford, Hadley
Weatherford, and Mark Crumpton; nephews, Mike Burris
and Kent Burris; and nieces, Kathy Culley, Joyce Culley, and Nancy English.
Services will be , Saturday,
January 19, 2013, at
Alexander East Chapel, officiated by Rev. Mitch Gieselman,
with entombment at Oak Hill Mausoleum.
Friends may visit until service time on Saturday at the funeral home.