- [S24] The Newport Plain Talk, (http://www.newportplaintalk.com), 16 Mar 2002.
Irene F. Burgess obituary
- [S24] The Newport Plain Talk, (http://www.newportplaintalk.com), 2 Dec 1998.
William L. Burgess, 93, of Newport, passed away Monday, November 30, at the Baptist Hospital of Cocke County.
He was a member of the Newport Church of God.
Lawrence was a supervisor with the A.C. Lawrence Leather Co. before his retirement.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Rufus and Louise Burgess; son, L.J. Burgess; granddaughter, Nicole Burgess; sister, Marietta Worex; and brothers, John and Dewey Burgess.
He is survived by his wife, Irene Faye Burgess of Newport; children, Rendall and his wife, Portia Burgess of Johnson City and Trevor and his wife, Louise Burgess of Newport; grandchildren, Ricky and his wife, Karen Burgess of McAdenville, North Carolina, Robbie and his wife, Kimberly Burgess, and Tara Burgess, all of Newport, and Blair Burgess and Quincy Burgess, all of Johnson City; and great-grandchildren, Jessica Burgess of McAdenville, North Carolina, and Kaleb and Kaley Burgess, both of Newport.
The funeral service will be 3 p.m. Thursday at the Newport Church of God with Rev. Norman Jones and Rev. Douglas Jacobs officiating. Interment will be in the Union Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday evening at the Brown Funeral Home.
Brown Funeral Home is in charge.
- [S147] Find a Grave, (Memorial: 48390429).
- [S58] Marriage Certificate.
Name Lou Dover
Event Type Marriage
Event Date 03 May 1903
Event Place Cocke, Tennessee, United States
Spouse's Name Rufus Burgess