2017-12-07 / Obituaries


Betty F. Burge, 89, of Jackson passed away Dec. 6, 2017 at her residence.

She was born April 10, 1928 to Archie and Ada Jane Fendley. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson. She enjoyed spending time with her large family. She loved flowers.

Survivors include her children, Charles (Kay) Burge, Henry Burge, Bill (Vicki) Burge, Ken Burge, Beth (Darrell) Overstreet, Amy Burge, Michael Burge, Angela (Darrell) Gates, Janet (Eugene) Dunegan, Nancy (Bruce) Overstreet, Donna (Buster) Hardee; sister, Kathryn (Willie) Smith; sister-in-law, Ida Mae Bell; 25 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Frank L. Burge and great-granddaughter, Courtlyn Reed.

Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m. before the 2 p.m. service Friday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Jackson with Dr. Ben Stubblefield officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers will be Ian Burge, Zachary Burge, Isaac Burge, Wesley Burge, Holt Stackhouse, Tyler Andrews, Randall Overstreet and Ladd Burge.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson will direct.


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