Jean A. Burgess

Published 8:14 pm Sunday, March 22, 2015

COURTLAND—Jean A. Burgess, 83, passed away on March 20, 2015.

Jean was born in Suffolk, the daughter of the late Howard and Clara Carter Hancock, and was predeceased by a brother, Howard Smith “Smitty” Hancock Jr.

She was a member of Grace Memorial United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Claude C. Burgess; one daughter, Anita Claudine Hines; one son, Jeff Burgess; three grandchildren, Stefanie Bunn, Michael Burgess and Kimberly Suits; three great-grandchildren, Lauren, Taylor and Haley Bunn; and a sister-in-law, Audrey R. Hancock.

The graveside funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, in Rosemont Cemetery, Sedley, with the Rev. Kenneth Williams officiating. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 24, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, and suggests memorial donations be made to the Courtland Rescue Squad or a favorite charity.