WILSON — Memorial services for Max Nelson Burris Jr., 53, of Wilson, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel of Wilson.

Max Nelson Burris Jr. was born May 2, 1959, at Ardmore, Okla., to Max Nelson Burris Sr. and Barbara Marie (Jones) Burris. He departed this life Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at his home in Wilson.

Max was raised in Wilson graduating from Wilson High School in 1977. He worked in the oilfield as a roughneck during his working years and was a resident of Wilson all of his life. He enjoyed spending time at the lake with his family and friends. He also enjoyed playing pool and chess and reading books.

Preceding him in death was his father, Max Burris Sr. – 2007; and a daughter, Jessica Burris – January 29, 2012.

Survivors include his mother, Barbara Burris of Wilson; daughter, Patricia Sutherland and husband, Garret of Sherman, Texas; sisters, Debbie Smoot of Ardmore and Sandy Cox of Wilson; grandchildren, Haley and Xander; nieces and nephews, Danielle Shirley, Brooke Cox, Steven Shirley and Jared Phelps; and numerous other family and friends.

Services are under the direction and care of Alexander Funeral Home of Wilson.

Condolences may be sent online to www.alexanderfuneralhome.org.