Mary Ella Robbins Burress, 89, of Helenwood, TN

Mrs. Mary Ella Robbins Burress, age 89 of Helenwood, TN, passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2016. Born October 20, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Solomon and Mary Robbins. Ella lived in the Helenwood Community where she was a hairdresser for many years; and was a member of the Low Gap Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband: Earl Burress; brothers: Leabert Robbins, Arthur Robbins and Jasper Robbins; sisters: Cassie Ross, Lyda Jeffers, Nora Stanley, Ernie Hughett and Ruby Robbins Shoemaker Walker.

Ella is survived by her son: Roger Burress; daughter-in-law: Cynthia Cefawn Burress; two grandchildren: Roger Dale (Jordan) Burress II, and Cynthia Lauren Sikes; as well as many other family members and friends.

Friends may visit with the Burress family on Friday October 7, 2016 from 1 – 3 p.m. in the Chapel of Jones and Son Funeral Home.

A private graveside service will follow in the Fairview Cemetery.

Jones & Son Funeral Home is serving the family Mary “Ella” Robbins Burress.