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Memorial services for Philip Burrows were held at 3:00 p.m. Friday September 23, 2016 at the Hart Funeral Chapel. Arrangements were entrusted to Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah. Please sign the online guestbook at www.hartfuneralhome.net.

Philip Burrows the son of Vernon and Mary Helen (Chew) Burrows was born March 28, 1956 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma and departed this life on September 19, 2016 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma at the age of 60 years, 5 months and 22 days.

Philip graduated from Tahlequah High School in 1974 and went on to earn his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism in 1978. He married the love of his life, Jeri Chandler, in 1982 and to this union was born one daughter, Leslie, in 1984. He later returned to college and earned his Master's Degree in Health & PE in 1999. He worked for many years for Grandview Public Schools. Philip enjoyed tennis, officiating ballgames, watching all sports and he enjoyed helping people. He loved his family and friends and enjoyed spending time with all of them. Philip touched many lives over the years and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Jeri Burrows.

He is survived by his daughter Leslie Richardson and husband Ian of Tahlequah; his sisters Linda Priest and her husband Dr. James Robert of Pawhuska and Barbara Coffman and husband Don of Tahlequah; and his grandson Isaac Richardson also of Tahlequah. Many friends and other relatives also survive him.
Published on September 21, 2016
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