Mrs. Lura K. Burrell, 84, passed away on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at the Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Visitation was held from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3 at Southern Funeral Home in Durant. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4 at the funeral home. Burial was in Bowlin Cemetery in Durant.
Mrs. Burrell was a retired seamstress at Durant Sportswear and a member of Bowlin Baptist Church.
She is survived by: sons, Leonard (Anne) Keith of Goodman, MS and Calvin (Angela) of Florence, MS; daughters, Patsy Blaylock (William) of Kosciusko, MS, Barbara Shelton of Kosciusko, Kathy King of Durant and Sue Thornton (Charles) of Durant; brothers, Willie Lee Keith of Kosciusko and Jimmy Clayton Keith of Sallis, MS; sisters, Lillie Mae Cochran of Durant, Sara Jane Roberts of Vaiden, MS and Daisy Ann Guess of Durant; 21 grandchildren; and 34 great grandchildren.
Mrs. Keith is preceded in death by her first husband J. O. Keith in 2002, her son Tommy Keith in 2005 and her second husband Eugene Burrell in 2012.