Rev. Damon Burrows Enters Eternal Rest

Rev. Damon O. Burrows

July 2, 1941 - February 23, 2013

Rev. Damon O. Burrows; Southwestern Christian University alumni, administrator, and father of current board chair David Burrows; entered his eternal rest on Saturday, February 23, 2013.  The funeral service for Rev. Burrows, 71, Enid, Oklahoma, will be Saturday, March 2, 2013, at 10 a. m. in the Minchew Auditorium on the campus of Southwestern Christian University, 7210 NW 39th Expressway, Bethany, OK 73008.

Chaplain (Colonel) Jerry L. Jones, U. S. Army retired and Director/Endorser of Chaplains Ministries, IPHC will be presiding.

Burial will follow in Red Hill Cemetery in Hammon, OK, under direction of Brown-Cummings Funeral Home.

Graveside military honors will be conducted by the U.S. Navy.

Burrows was born July 2, 1941 in Elk City, OK, to Oran Thomas and Ila Pearl Blount Burrows and died February 23, 2013 in the Wakita Community Health Center.

He graduated from Southwestern Christian University with a B. A. degree, and later received an honorary doctorate. He was an ordained minister in the Pentecostal Holiness Church for forty-five years. He served four years in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and also was overseas on Midway and Kure Islands.

On January 4, 1964, Damon married the former Miss Marilyn Lucille Brown in Spring Valley, California. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn of the home, two sons: Damon O. Burrows II of Newport Beach, California, and David A. Burrows of Enid, Oklahoma; three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.

If you would like to send condolences to Marilyn Burrows, Damon's widow, you may write her at:

Marilyn Burrows
2515 Sleepy Hollow Drive
Enid, OK 73703

Marilyn's e-mail address is: