Marion Doris Burgess
Marion Doris Burgess, age 86, of Childersburg, AL went home to the Lord on Saturday night, December 26th. Doris was born June 20, 1929 in Macon, GA. She was a member of Community Baptist Church in Maylene, AL. Doris was a devoted wife, mother and home-maker. She went to work for ALFA Insurance Company in 1977 and retired after 14 years of service in 1991.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Lovie Shelton, her sister Emma Lou Nichols, two brothers James Shelton Sr, and Buddy Shelton. She is survived by her husband of 66 years James Burgess, Sr., her children James Burgess, Jr (Joyce), Robert Burgess, Patty Fischetti (James), Stephen Burgess (Kelly), and Jeffrey Burgess (Mitzi); five grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, two sisters Vivian Homan and Frances Boyd and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at Patterson-Forest Grove Funeral Home, 1498 5th Avenue (Forest Road), Pleasant Grove, AL at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, December 30, 2015, Brother Marty Glenn will deliver the eulogy. The family will receive visitors starting at 11:00 AM. The family personally thanks Gentiva Hospice, her nurse, Belinda Rollins, her health aide, Teresa Brown, her caregivers, Susan Wilder and Rhonda Gill for their care and support.
I extend my heartfelt sympathy to the Burgess family. May those precious memories of your dear loved one Marion be foremost in your hearts and minds along with this wonderful promise that Jesus made at John 5:28,29. Again, my sincere condolences. For more encouragement please visit the website JW.ORG.
Jane, Wally, Brian Ross
We knew Mrs. Burgess as a sweet lady. May she rest in peace leaving ones who loved her with sweet memories.