(Lum)Flora Eliza Burrus (Kennedy)

(16/02/1902 - 23/09/1991)

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Born: 16/02/1902 at Mooresboro, NC Certified Father: Henry Columbus Burrus (17/12/1855 - 04/04/1941)
Died: 23/09/1991 of Unknown Certified Mother: Mary Beam (Bostic) Burrus (wife 3- Un Lum)
Children: Siblings: Reuben Burrus (s. Uncle Lum)
Elma Burrus (d. of Uncle Lum) (05/12/1886 - 24/08/1945)
(Lum) Samuel Brainard Burrus (08/01/1894 - 13/09/1970)
Roy Grady Burrus (27/06/1896 - 20/11/1956)
(Lum) Henry Clay Burrus (14/12/1898 - 22/05/1899)



She did not like either of her given names, and chose instead, a nickname given her as a child, the nickname of "Tack". This is the name by which she was known by family and friends. Married Claude Kennedy of Cleveland County and they lived in the Burrus family home place in Mooresboro; and they had no children. Education: Tack graduated from Boiling Springs High School and attended Guilford College for a time, majoring in music, but did not graduate. She taught music lessons in Mooresboro. A relative states that Tack had a great sense of humor, was a prolific reader, and loved her cats, which she considered her "babies". Tack had a large collection of classical and contemporary books. Tack was the daughter of Henry Columbus Burrus and his third wife, Mary Beam (Bostic) Burrus, the granddaughter of Lee Hammond Burrus and Rachel Whitaker, the great granddaughter of Thomas Burrus and Nancy Tucker. She was a member of a large family, as Uncle Lum had 3 and her mother had 5 children which were brought to this family, with this Uncle Lum's third marriage.

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