Fred W. Burroughs

July 19, 1928January 22, 2013

Fred Wayne Burroughs, 84, of Athens, GA passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2013.

A native of Cordele, GA, Mr. Burroughs was the son of the late Walter Eugene Burroughs and Matry Moss Burroughs and was preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie Jean Berryman Burroughs, and brothers Walter Burroughs and Lester Burroughs. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War and retired from the United States Postal Service. Mr. Burroughs was a member of Hull Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon and treasurer. Mr. Burroughs was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather.

“And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.” Revelation 21:4

Survivors include son, Philip Wayne Burroughs of Athens; daughter, Kim Camille Little and husband, Jerry of Ringgold, GA; brother, Bobby Burroughs and wife, Mary Lois of Harlem, GA, and grandchildren, Erin Little, Amanda Little, and Clint Little.

Funeral services will be held 2PM Friday, January 25th in the chapel at Bernstein Funeral Home with Rev Randy Crowe and Rev Jerry Little officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6-8PM Thursday, January 24th at Bernstein.

Online condolences may be offered at

Bernstein Funeral Home and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.


  • Visitation Thursday, January 24, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, January 25, 2013

Fred W. Burroughs

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Karen Woodall

February 16, 2013

I was so sorry to hear about your father passing. I will always remember him as my uncle Fred, my prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.

Your Cousin,
Karen Burroughs Woodall
Lexington, SC

Gary Moore

January 24, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. God's grace is sufficient in every hour and through every trial of life. We love and appreciate your family.

January 24, 2013

Thinking of you, Phillip. Take care.

Bernstein Funeral Home

January 24, 2013

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

Margaret Hale

January 23, 2013

My prayers are with all of you at this time.