Nellie Ruth Burrows


Nellie Ruth Burrows, 83, of Baxter Springs, KS, passed from this life on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at The Communities of Wildwood Ranch, Joplin, MO.
Nellie was born July 26, 1935 in Ottawa County, OK, to the union of Albert Lewis and Lula Mae (Reed) Niday. Nellie was a bookkeeper for Floyd Burrows Excavating for many years. She worked as a secretary for Wadler Manufacturing for many years as well. Nellie was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. She enjoyed spending time on the farm, doing cross stitch, reading, and gardening.
Nellie was united in marriage to Floyd Hollis Burrows on July 3, 1952 in Galena, KS. He preceded her in death. Also preceding Nellie in death are her parents, one son, Steve Burrows; daughter, Marcia (Burrows) Neely; brother, Clarky Niday; two sisters, Ester Dewey, and Wanda Patterson; grandchild, Craig Bradford.
Nellie is survived by one son, Kip Burrows and wife, Amy, of Baxter Springs, KS; two daughters, Julie Lane, of Baxter Springs, KS, and Shelley Hartin and husband, Wayne, of Baxter Springs, KS; brother, Wesley Niday, of Galena, KS; 11 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Pleasant View Cemetery. Pastor Rod Scherencel will officiate. Family will receive friends from 6:00-7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Derfelt's Baxter Chapel.
Arrangement are under the direction of Derfelt's Baxter Chapel.
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