Mary Frances Burgess


Mrs. Mary Frances Burgess age 80, of Chatsworth, GA passed away Tuesday June 25, 2019 at her residence. She was born April 13, 1939 in Murray County, GA, a daughter of the late Clarence Albert and Georgia Thelma Wright Brock. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Preston Brock, Herman Brock, Keith "Beecher" Brock. She was a member of the Old Fashion Baptist Church.

She is survived by her loving husband and would have celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary on November 20, 2019, Walter "Ben" Burgess of the residence; daughters and sons-in-law, Cindy Kay and Bob Hayles of Jasper, GA, Sherry and Rob Barto of Cape Coral, FL, Melissa and Lester Phillips of Chatsworth, GA; sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty Jo and Jim Crawford, Sadie and Johnny Brown of Chatsworth, GA, Syble Pendergrass of Rocky Face, GA; sisters-in-law, Elvylee Brock, Winnie Brock of Chatsworth, GA, Myrtle Brock of Jacksonville, FL; grandchildren, Brandy and Isaiah King, Emily and Josh Manis, Jeremy and Kayla Sisson, Sally and Jeremy Holmes, Colton Barto, Grace and Christopher Queen, Tessa Barto, Larry Phillips, Micah Phillips, Sarah Curtis; great grandchildren, Ashton, Sidney and Bailey Manis, Jacob and Alena King, Braxton, Mason and Addie Sisson, Sernity Phillips, Elizabeth Grace Queen; several nieces and nephews.

Service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Mary Frances Burgess will be held Friday June 28, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Ron Stephens officiating. She will be laid to rest at the Ponders Murray Memorial Gardens with her grandchildren and in-laws serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Thursday and after 11:00 a.m. on Friday.

Arrangements by locally owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton, GA. (706)226-4002 "Funerals, Cremations, Cemeteries, Florists" "YOUR SELECTED INDEPENDENT FUNERAL HOME"
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