Mary A. Burgess

Posted 11/24/20

Mary A. Burgess

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Mary A. Burgess


URBANA — Mary A. Burgess, 98, of Clinton, left this world peacefully at 10:58 p.m. on  November 21, 2020, at her family’s home in Urbana.

No services are planned at this time. Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, assisted the family with cremation rites.

Memorials may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Mary was born on August 19, 1922 in Seymour, Ill., the daughter of Herschel and Sadie (Dyer) Busey. She married Charles Burgess on December 15, 1940, in St. Charles, Mo. They raised their family in Bondville, Ill. for many years.

Surviving is one daughter, Lisa Cummings of Spring, Texas; granddaughters, Julie (Joe) Smith, of Urbana, and Lindsey (Martin) Deutsch of Spring, Texas; grandsons, Brian (Nichole) Burgess of Cookeville, Tenn., and Timmy Burgess of Sparta, Tenn. She also leaves behind eight great- grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles, son, Eric, daughter, Connie (Richard) Williams, son, Brian, granddaughter, Elizabeth Williams and grandson Nicholas Cummings.

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