Lorene Earls Burrus, Caruthersville, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008, at the Caruthersville Nursing Home.
Born in Steele, Mo., daughter of the late Boyd and Dimple Rose Earls, she was owner/operator of a auto parts store in Caruthersville and was a member of the Nazarene Church in Caruthersville.
Survivors include two daughters, Bonita Curtis and Norma Burrus, both of Caruthersville; one son, Mack Burrus, of Caruthersville; one sister, Louise Qualls, of Clinton, Ark.; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Senator Burrus.
Graveside services were held Saturday, Jan. 12, in the Little Prairie Cemetery at Caruthersville with the Rev. Dave Lewelling officiating.
Pallbearers were Michael and Kevin Curtis, Timothy Gardner, Jr., and Steve, Allen and Martin Burrus.
H.S. Smith Funeral Home of Caruthersville was in charge of arrangements