Nebraska Authors

Betty Lou Burris

AKA: Mrs. J. Lee Burris

Born 1926-08-06 Lincoln, NE (USA)

Died 2017-10-14
Denver, CO (USA)

Denver, CO (USA)
Ft. Logan National Cemetery

Born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska, Betty Lou Burris published her first book, Brave Young Hearts, in 1958. She lived in Denver, Colorado for a while before returning to Lincoln from 1948-1950 while her husband attended college at the University of Nebraska. Mrs. Burris continued her writing career many years later.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Mitchell, NE
Denver, CO
Littleton, Colorado

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


World War II - Fiction; Fiction; Memoirs




Brave Young Hearts. 1958.
Dreams Come True. 1995.
The Sergeant's Men. 2004.
A Star Must Shine. 2005.
Times I Remember: My Memoirs. 2011.

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