Graveside services for Rosa Lee Burr, 70, Caulfield, Missouri, will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 11, 2012, at Baptist Hill Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Mrs. Burr died at 6:20 a.m., Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at West Vue Nursing Center. She was born June 24, 1941, at Elijah, Missouri, to Sherman Ellison and Ruth Halford Ellison. On June 23, 1975, she was married at Salem, Arkansas to Menford Clayton “Clay” Burr, who preceded her in death on October 23, 2008. Mrs. Burr graduated from high school in Westboro, Missouri and had worked at Baxter Lab, Mountain Home, Arkansas. She enjoyed bluegrass music, her dog, and she loved her nieces and nephews as her own. Mrs. Burr had attended Mineral Point Church and was a member of Baptist Hill Church.
She is survived by two brothers, Donald Ellison, wife, Georgia, Caulfield, Missouri and Dennis Ellison, wife, Laura, Moody, Missouri; one sister, Lyndall Kuk, Caulfield, Missouri; ten nieces and nephews, Kenneth, Keith and Kevin Kuk, Shanna Robinson, Dustin Ellison, Dennis James Ellison, Dakota Ellison, Don Eugene Ellison, Danita Wolf and Melinda Ellison; several great-nieces and great-nephews; and several aunts and uncles, including Fannie Jones and Leroy Crowley.
Her parents, husband, one brother in-law, one sister-in-law, one great-great-niece and one great-great-nephew, precede her in death.
Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.