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Zuma Jo Burgess, 90, went to be with her heavenly father July 23, 2017.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00a.m., Wednesday, July 26, at Cole Funeral Home. Burial will follow in McGregor Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:00p.m., Tuesday, July 25, at the funeral home.
Jo was born September 28, 1926 to John B. and Mary Matilda(George) Orr. Jo worked as a beauty operator and at the Army Ammunition Plant throughout her life. She also owned local cafes' in Moody and McGregor. Jo was the vice president of the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion. She loved to spend time with her family but most of all she enjoyed spoiling her grandchildren. Gambling was one of her favorite pastimes. Jo was a longtime member of College Avenue Baptist Church.
She is preceded in death by her parents, three husbands, four sisters, one brother and one great-granddaughter.
She is survived by three daughters and son-in-laws, Jackie and Ernest Bartels of Valley Mills, Linda and Ray Pierce of McGregor and Donna and Norman Malcik of Belton; three sons and daughter-in-laws, John and Donna Polston of Moody, Andrew Polston of Waco and James and Sheila Hargrove of Quitman. She is also survived by 18 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, 8 great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff of Westview Manor and Blue Bonnet Hospice for their love and care of Jo.
Arrangements under the direction of Cole Funeral Home, McGregor, TX.