Mary Ellen Burr

Funeral services celebrating the life of Mary Ellen Burr will be held at 12:00 p.m. Thursday, January 12, 2023, at Logansport Missionary Baptist Church, Logansport, Louisiana with Rev. Joseph Anding officiating. Burial will follow at Old Union Cemetery, Benson, Louisiana. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the church.

Mary Ellen was born on July 29, 1931, to Clarence and Eleanor Estes and entered into eternal rest on Monday, January 9, 2023.

Preceding her in death are her parents; husband, Jim William Burr, Jr.; son, Jim William Burr, III; daughters, Carolyn Taylor, Melissa Cheatwood, and Sonja Kay Burr; brother, John William Estes; sister, Ella Leona English; and son-in-law, James Lavone Wallace.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Mary Katherine Ebarb, Shirley Sue Aylor, Deborah Bartlett (Roy Spinks), Becky Dauzat, and Linda LaMona Myers; sister, Dorothy Barnertt; and a large host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and great-great-great-grandchildren.

Honoring Mary Ellen as pallbearers will be Richard Wallace, Chris Anding, Shane Taylor, Jeff Myers, Joseph Bartlett, Jr., Jim William Burr, IV, Shaun Dauzat, and Mark Wallace.

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