Lily Burris of Carbondale will celebrate her 80th birthday from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Walnut Street Baptist Church with a friends and family gathering.
Lily was born March 6, 1932 in Sangamon County. Lily was married to the late Edward Burris and was owner of Burris Disposal Co. and member of Walnut Street Baptist Church for more than 50 years and was active in mission work in Mexico.
Her children are Brenda Chouris of Kearney, Mo., Vicky Brinkley of Carbondale, Greg Burris of Carbondale, Camela Ramey of Murray, Ky., and the late Steven Burris. She also has 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.