Easley Henry Burgess, 83, of Benton, TN, passed away Saturday, August 4, 2012, in a Chattanooga hospital.
He was a member of Benton Station Baptist Church, a local business owner, and a veteran of the Tennessee National Guards.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Verdel Radford Burgess; brothers, Eugene and Lawrence Burgess; and sisters, Edith Wilson, Ethrey McConnel, Archie Brannon and Cora Marr.
Survivors include his wife, Reba Spence Burgess; daughter, Diane Wood and husband Joel of Hixson; sons, Steve Burgess and wife Dana of Cleveland, David Burgess of Benton and Lynn Burgess and wife Deborah of Benton; a half-brother, J.W. Burgess of Cleveland; and a half-sister, Lorene Gladson of Cleveland,.
Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, August 6, in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home officiated by Reverend Joel Jenkins and Reverend Joel Wood. Interment will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 7, in Benton Station Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Monday, August 6, at the Higgins Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.