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Mary Ruth McCurry Burrows, 94 of Athens, Alabama, died Wednesday, February 7, 2024 at her residence.

Mrs. Burrows was born July 2, 1929 in Athens, Alabama and she was a member of the Baptist Church.

Services will be 2PM Tuesday at Spry Funeral Home Chapel in Athens with Doug Colwell officiating and burial in Athens City Cemetery.

Visitation is Tuesday 12noon until 2PM at Spry Funeral Home.

Survivors: Daughter: Kathy Anderson of Prospect, TN; Sons: Curtis (Patsy) McCurry of Athens, Roger (Cindy) McCurry of Athens and Kim (Shania) Burrows of Madison; Daughter-in-law: Patti McCurry of Athens; Stepson: Wayne Burrows of Athens; Step-daughters: Jane Andrews of Kansas and Judy Lovell of Athens; Twelve Grandchildren; Eighteen Great Grandchildren; Several Step-grandchildren; Sister: Frances White of Athens; Several Nieces and Nephews;

Preceded in death by: Husbands: Edward McCurry and Robert Burrows; Parents: Guy and Mattie Miller; Sons: Wayne McCurry and Mike McCurry; Step-son: Bobby Burrows.

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Christie Wilder
2024-03-08 03:19:43
I am so saddened by the loss of Mrs. Chandler. She was a wonderful teacher, and demonstrated excellence in all her accomplishments. My condolences to the family, and may God grant you peace and comfort during this difficult time.
Patty Marsh
2024-03-08 06:45:07
Love & Prayers during this difficult time and the days ahead. Martha’s Family is truly a legacy of her devotion. She was Loved & Respected by many. She had a great influence on her students and friends - never to be forgotten.
ronald glen yohn
2024-03-08 16:52:12
Sorry to hear of the loss 0f such a sweet lady, a dear mother, and loved grandmother. My heart goes out to all her family. Another Angel has received her wings.
Angie Chandler
2024-03-09 19:15:43
I remember your sweet Martha as a beautiful soul, and wish you guys comfort and love from God and through family and friends.
Melinda King
2024-03-09 22:38:00
Love and prayers for all those left behind by Martha. May we always cherish the memories made and strive to keep her alive by our example. She was a beautiful woman of God and it showed in many ways. God’s blessings always!
Gregory Haraway
2024-03-11 01:39:33
Sorry for your loss Donald.
Del&Cindy Rogers
2024-03-15 19:14:23
We are so sorry to hear about Mrs. Chandler’s passing. Our prayers are with her family at this time. We were both blessed to be her students and have many wonderful memories. She loved her family and was passionate about teaching us. Her legacy will live on through her children, grandchildren, students, and as a loving teacher at Tanner High School.
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