Mr. Joe Burroughs

Mr. Joe Burroughs, age 68, of Newnan, GA, died at Piedmont Atlanta on August 2, 2014. He was born in Pelzer, South Carolina, on June 10, 1946, to the late Bill Burroughs and Virginia Wellborn Burroughs. He retired after 26 years of service as a buyer for Yokogawa Industries. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son, Chris Burroughs; and a brother, Billy Burroughs.

Surviving are his wife, Barbara Jacobs Burroughs of Newnan; son, Steve Burroughs (Charlotte) of Williamston, SC; daughter, Sandi Jeanes (Jerry) of Pelzer, SC; godson, Shane Durrough of Atlanta; best friends, Carl and Sercia Jacobs; 7 grandchildren. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel with Rev. Steve Crews officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. The family received friends at the funeral home on Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 4 and 5, from 5-8 p.m.

Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan, GA, 770-253-4723

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