|Margaret L. Burgess
ARLINGTON, Va. - Margaret L. Burgess, 85, of Arlington and formerly of
Montcalm, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2005 in Arlington.
Born on April 5, 1920 in West Virginia, she was a daughter of the late
Charles C. Bird Sr. and Viola Rose Scott Bird.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband,
Garner W. Burgess and a son, Charles R. Burgess.
Mrs. Burgess was a loving mother to her children:
Daughters, Beryl J. Wolfe of Arlington, Va. and Deborah G. Poff of
Ironton, Ohio; son, Donald E. Burgess of Annandale, Va.; sisters,
Geraldine Citta of Omaha, Neb. and Juanita Meyers of Jacksonville, N.C.;
brothers, Charles C. Bird Jr. of Wilmington, N.C., Jim Bird of
Swansboro, N.C., Roger Bird of Mercer, Pa.; nine grandchildren, nine
great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 12, 2005
at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell with the Rev. D. Homer
Stewart officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens on
the Courthouse Road in Princeton.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, Sept. 12,
2005 from 9-11 a.m.
Cravens-Shires Funeral Home is serving the Burgess family.