Name:    Virginia Lea (Garrison) Burgess

From:  The Newburgh-Chandler Recorder, Warrick Co., Indiana
Date:  Thursday, December 17, 2009   

Boonville resident Virginia L. Burgess died Sunday, Dec. 13 at St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville, She was 76.

Virginia was a member of the Main Street General Baptist Church in Boonville.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Edna Garrison; a sister, Betty Ewin; and three brothers, Jimmy, Junior and Charles Ray Garrison.

Virginia is survived by her husband of 59 years, Guy W. Burgess of Boonville; two daughters, Cheryl Lynn Blackford of Newburgh and Carol Michelle Nix of Boonville; two sons, Guy Keith Burgess and Kevin Lee Burgess, both of Boonville; a daughter-in-law; 9 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lois Franz of Tennyson.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec 16 at Koehler Funeral Home Boonville Chapel.  Burial followed in Garrison Cemetery near Tennyson.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.