Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

The Great Seal of the Choctaw Nation

Gertie Edith Burris

Born: n/a

Died: 9/20/2000

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Gertie Edith Burris passed away September 20, 2000 at the age of 92 years. She was born in Cedar Valley, Missouri, near Branson.

She came to Oklahoma when she was ten years old, then moved to Phoenix, Arizona at the age of 25.

Mrs. Burris was on the first women’s basketball team in Phoenix. She belonged to Christian Assembly Church of Phoenix for more than 50 years. She has traveled to Egypt and Italy with her church.