Mary Gwendolyn Burgess, 69, of Rossville, died on Thursday, June 7, 2012,
Mrs. Burgess was born in Chickamauga, to the late Clifford and Mattie Harris. She was raised in Tunnel Hill, Ga., and was a follower of Jesus Christ. She retired as a bookkeeper from Best One Tire in Chattanooga and was a member of the Choo-Choo City Cloggers.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Claryon Burgess; son, Tim and his wife Lori Burgess of Tunnel Hill; grandson, Garett Burgess and his fiancée Brianna Payne of Tunnel Hill; sister, Vera Preswood; brothers, Lloyd (Doris) Harris and Leo (Juanita) Harris; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, June 8, at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, at the funeral home with Reverend Jimmy Hutto officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Scleroderma Foundation, Attn: Donations, 300 Rosewood Drive Suite 105, Danvers, Ma. 01923.
Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory, and Florist, 404 South Moore Road.
Please share your condolences at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com.