Betty J. Burgess
Betty J. Burgess
  • January 25, 1928 - May 19, 2017
  • Brooksville, Florida

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Burgess, Betty J., passed away peacefully on May 19, 2017. She was a loving wife, mother and grandma. Betty was born in Springfield, Illinois on January 25, 1928, and then moved to Brooksville with her husband in 1969. They owned the Flamingo Mobile Home Park in Brooksville. She worked in the banking and finance field for over 30 years. Betty worked at the Marine Bank in Springfield. She was the operations officer for Hernando State Bank. Betty was also the Finance director for Evergreen Woods Health and Rehab until she retired in 1996.

Betty was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Hernando Chamber of Commerce, and the American Business Women’s Association where she was elected Boss of the Year. She loved to read, travel and most importantly spend time with her family, especially her grandkids. She will be greatly missed by all who loved her.

She is predeceased by her husband Harry E. Burgess, Jr.; father Roy E. Ratz, Sr.; mother Leah Mae Ruby Ratz; sister Eileen Felty; brothers Roy Ratz, Jr. and Laverne Ratz.

She is survived by her daughter Sherri L. Stevens (Owain) and two grandchildren Michael David and Leah Michelle Stevens.

Visitation will be from 9:30am – 11:00am Thursday, June 1, 2017 followed by a memorial service at 11am located at Turner Funeral Home in Spring Hill. Committal service will follow directly for the inurnment at Florida Hills Memorial Gardens in Spring Hill.

Flowers may be sent to Turner Funeral Home or donations can be made in Betty’s name to the Hospice Care Center in Brooksville.