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Martha Jane (Bishop) Burgess

September 26, 1941 ~ July 26, 2022 (age 80)


Martha Jane Burgess


ENOREE- Martha Jane Bishop Burgess, 80, of 190 Burgess Road went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at her home.

  She was born September 26, 1941, to the late Lloyd C. and Blanche Watson Bishop.  She was a lifelong member of Cedar Shoals Baptist Church.  Martha Jane was a retired employee with District Four Schools lunch program and also had formerly work at Enro Shirt Company and was former manager of Family Dollar.

  Surviving is her husband of 65 years, Carroll E. Burgess of the home; two sons; Tommy (Fran) Burgess and Wayne (Deanna) Burgess; two grandchildren, Hannah (TJ) Norris and Barry (Anna) Burgess; great-grandchildren, Caleb, Hayley, Bella Rae, Aben, Paitra Joy, Amos, Ellie Jean and Arrow Norris and Maverick Burgess; special niece, Jody Manley.  She was predeceased by a great-granddaughter, Sadie Mae.

  Funeral services will be held Friday, July 29, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. at Cedar Shoals Baptist Church by Rev. Greg Black.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

  Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. prior to the service in the church sanctuary.

  Serving as pallbearers will be T.J. Norris, Kyle Hellams, Corey Hellams, Scott Manley, Dennie Watson and Edward Burgess.

  The family would like to give a special thanks to Traditions Hospice and special care-giver, Patty Finley.

  Lanford-Gwinn Mortuary

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