Carolyn Jo Burriss

Services for Carolyn Jo Burriss, 72, of Frankfort will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at LeCompte-Johnson-Taylor Funeral Home. Bro. Bob Karsner will officiate. Burial will follow in the Riddle Cemetery.

Mrs. Burriss died Monday at Jewish Hospital, Shelbyville. A native of Frankfort, she retired from the former Kings Daughter’s Hospital, Frankfort. She was of Baptist faith.

Carolyn was the daughter of Airzzie Joseph Greene and Ruby Florence Cardwell, and the granddaughter of Ed and Effie Cardwell. She was preceded in death by her sister Sue Darlene and brother, Robert Edward Greene.

Survivors include her husband of 55 years Donald Burriss, Frankfort; daughters Nancy Karen Wray and Rita Watts Burriss; sons Gerald Allen (Betty) Burriss, Patrick “George” (Angie) Burriss, Donald Jo (Dora) Burriss, all of Frankfort; brother Billy Ray (Mae) Greene, Louisville; sister, Alice Marie (Ken) Haley, Knoxville, TN; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Matthew Burriss, Stephen Stosberg, Josh Mangan, Jerimiah Wheatley, Chris Wheatley and Willy Watts. Honorary bearers are Lewis Wray and Brian Burge.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Flowers are welcome or donations may be made to LeCompte-Johnson-Taylor Funeral Home for funeral expenses. Guestbook at

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