Carolyn Harper Burgess
Carolyn Harper Burgess
  • March 26, 1938 - August 27, 2017
  • Tennessee

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Carolyn Harper Burgess, age 79, passed away August 27, 2017. Preceded in death by husband of 57 years, Shirley W. Burgess. Survived by son Steve (Debbie) Burgess; daughter Jennifer (Jimmy) Upchurch; son Michael Burgess; one granddaughter Stacie (Eric) Petring; and three great-grandchildren Sophie, Turner, and Bennett.

Carolyn, class of 1956, graduated from East High School. She was a devoted member of Faith Baptist Church.

The family would like to thank Adoration Hospice and Creekside Rehabilitation for their kindness during this difficult time.

Funeral service will be 12pm Thursday at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Family will receive friends Wednesday from 2-8pm and Thursday from 10am until service time.