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John M. Burrow


John M. Burrow, 71, of Carlinville passed away Sunday, Jan. 21, 2024, at 9:40 p.m. at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

John was born March 26, 1952, in Litchfield the son of John “Sammy” and Esther (Durbin) Burrow.

He graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1970.

He was married to Ann M. Murray; they married on Dec. 4, 1971.

He served in the National Guard for eight years.

John spent most of his life working on the farm, taking care of the livestock and the land.

He is survived by his children Amee (Duane) Lee of Carlinville, Michael (Beth) Burrow of Chesterfield, Kathleen (Wade) Schmidt of Carlinville, Jeremy (Amy) Burrow of TN, Anne Fullington of Hillsboro, Kara Burrow of Wilsonville, Tyler (Katie) Burrow of Carlinville; 18 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; sisters, Barbara Mullen, Blanche Martin, Brenda Danley, Belva Willman and Bonnie Frillman and a brother, Tom Burrow.

His parents and one sister Beverly Maguire preceded him in death.

A visitation was held on Sunday, Jan. 28, at the Chesterfield Community Center, 115 West Depot St., Chesterfield.

Burial was in the Keller Cemetery near Chesterfield.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorials in John’s honor may be directed to the Squirrel Bowl/Project Third Day or the Greenfield FFA.

Hough Funeral Home in Raymond is assisting the family with arrangements.

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