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Mary Louise Burgess

October 8, 1935 — July 3, 2017

Mary Louise Burgess

Mary Louise Peterson Burgess

Mary Louise (Peterson) Burgess was born Oct. 8th 1935 in Wayne County, Michigan to Ralph and Elizabeth (Abel) Peterson.

She went to be with the Lord on July  3rd, 2017 at her residence. Funeral Services will be held at Holly Pond Funeral Home Friday, July 7th at 11:00 a.m. with burial at Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery in Joppa. Funeral services will be officiated by; Rev. Wesley Alldredge and Rev. Fred Wilks.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Roy Burgess, (son) Danny Burgess and brothers; R.D. Ralph and Ronnie Peterson; and her parents.

Survivors include: one sister, Shirley McClaran and one brother Johnny Abel and two daughters; Debbie (Paul) Crawford, Brenda (Mike) Maynard and two sons Billy (Brenda) Burgess, Dennis (Vicky) Burgess. Six grandchildren; Stephanie (Kenny) Eddleman, Jackie (Michael) Wright, Jesse (Amy) Maynard, Michael (Jessica) Burgess, Stacey (Anthony) Foster, Nick Burgess. Seven great-grandchildren; Isabella, Cooper, Samantha, Racheal, Hunter, Lily and Aidan.

Special thanks to her caregivers; Reatha Thomas, Jackie Wright, Isabella and special buddy Cooper Wright also Kindred Hospice of Cullman, Alabama.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, July 6 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Kindred Hospice of Cullman, 1015 First Avenue SW Suite B, Cullman, AL 35055. Obituary written by the Burgess family.

Holly Pond Funeral Home is honored to serve the family.



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