Pauls Valley, OK, Pauls Valley Democrat

Front Page

February 12, 2014

Billie Joe ‘Bill’ Burrows

Pauls Valley, Oklahoma — Bill Burrows, 88, was born August 22, 1925 in Wayne, Oklahoma to James Franklin Burrows and Juanita Ann (Stidham) Burrows. He was one of nine children. At the age of nine, he left school to work on the farm the help support his family.

Bill served his country proudly in the Navy for almost two years, serving in World War II. After leaving the Navy, Bill married Pansy Lou Smith.

Six months after his marriage, he served his country proudly in the Army for over two years. After his tours of duty Bill moved his family to Oklahoma City where he raised his children.

Bill was preceded in death by his first wife of 47 years, Pansy Lou Burrows, and his son, Gary Don Burrows; his parents, James Franklin and Juanita Ann Burrows; four sisters Margie Ann Smith, Wanda Faye Dutton, Mevis Jean Dixon and Mary Sue Brown; and two brothers James Roland Burrows and Vernon Ray Burrows.

Surviving family include his brothers John Burrows and Jim Burrows; four daughters JoAnn Haynes and husband Deward, and Brenda Hicks and husband, R.C., Glenda Hicks and husband Phillip, and Ronda McDaniel and husband Terry; three sons Jimmy Randall Burrows, Larry Dewayne Burrows, and Curtis Ladon Burrows; 15 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson.

Bill is also survived by his second wife of 19 years, Ruby Faye Hughes ,and her children, Brenda Brown, Mary Selby, Joe Brown and Tammy Boney; nine grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren.

Bill passed away in Norman, Oklahoma on Sunday, February 9, 2014.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Stufflebean-Coffey Chapel of Remembrance officiated by Pastor Stephen Reid.

Interment will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the family’s guestbook at www.stufflebeanfuneralhome.com.

1
Text Only
Local News
Sports
Obituaries
  • Oneta K. Goss

    Oneta K. Goss of Pauls Valley passed away April 4, 2014 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 90 years.

    April 8, 2014

  • Gary Don Parkey

    Gary Don Parkey, 69, of Paoli, Oklahoma was born May 31, 1944 in Wynnewood, Oklahoma to Harold “John” and Charolette Parkey, and entered this life on April 4, 2014.

    April 8, 2014

  • Carl Lloyd White

    Carl Lloyd White, 76, of Maysville was born April 17, 1937 in Garvin Springs, Okla., to Archie Aaron White and Hazel Mae (Jensen) White. He passed away April 2, 2014 in Oklahoma City.

    April 8, 2014

  • Larry E. Morris

    Larry E. Morris, 59, of Lindsay was born Aug. 2, 1954 and passed away April 2, 2014 in Hennessey, Okla.

    April 6, 2014

Community News
State News
Speedy

"Speedy" the chihuahua was reunited with his Oklahoma City family thanks to a microchip after missing for two years.

Business
Business Marquee
Entertainment Reviews
Rio 2 Poster

Poster for "Rio 2," showing this week at the Royal Twin Theater in Pauls Valley.

  • ‘Rio 2’ average effort, but still a family win

    Though Hollywood will never truly abandon milking characters for franchises well past the expiration date, I will say that even the most mediocre series seems to be getting at least more tolerable than in the past.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

Must Read
AP Video
Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Small Reactors Could Be Future of Nuclear Energy
Stocks