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Obituary for Ada Marie Burrows

Ada Marie Burrows of Atlanta, Texas passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Sunday, June 25, 2017 at Presbyterian Hospital, Plano, Texas.

Ada was born July 5, 1921 in Spiro, Oklahoma to John Emmitt Fowler and Lilian Brown Fowler. The family moved to Bossier City, Louisiana where she attended school there in her early years. She visited her brother who was working in the oil boom town of Rodessa, Louisiana where she met her future husband Robert Burrows who she married November 4, 1938 in Benton, Louisiana. They lived in Rodessa, Louisiana with their two sons for 19 years and relocated to Atlanta, Texas in the summer of 1957. They were active members of the First United Methodist Church. She was the business manager for Dr. A.B. Jordan and later for Dr. Michael Thurman. She was a world class cook and excellent seamstress. In her later years she began studying art and enjoying oil painting. Robert and Ada were married for 56 years until his death in 1994. She married James Hines in 2000 and they were married 10 years until his death in 2010. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, nine brothers and sisters and their spouses, twelve nieces and nephews.

She is survived by her son, Robert H. Burrows, Jr. and wife Becky of Dallas, Texas and grandson Bradley of Rockwall, Texas; son, Dr. Larry Burrows and wife Becky of Aledo, Texas, grandchildren, Sally and husband Mike Bodron of North Richland Hills, Texas, Katie and husband J. T. Malone of Aledo, Texas, John Burrows and wife Lauren of Aledo, Texas; six great-grandchildren, Michael and Adaline Bodron, Logan Malone, Kelby and John Burrows, Jr, five nieces and nephews, and multiple great-nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm, Friday, June 30, 2017 in the Hanner Funeral Chapel with Bro. Jacob Smith officiating.

Visitation will be Friday, June 30, 2017 from 12 Noon before the service.

Interment will be in Pine Crest Cemetery.

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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Hanner Funeral Service

103 West Main Street
Atlanta, Texas 75551





2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hanner Funeral Service

103 West Main Street
Atlanta, Texas 75551

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Pine Crest Cemetery Atlanta



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