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Mrs. Ara Maude Burgess

June 21, 1928 ~ October 27, 2021 (age 93)



Mrs. Ara Maude Roberts Burgess, 93, a resident of LaGrange, GA passed away Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at West Georgia Hospice.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at 2:00 PM EST from Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Hester officiating.  Burial will follow at Gray Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.  Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 – 7:00 PM EST at the funeral home. 

Survivors include her children, Louise Rushing, Faye Wilson (Wayne), Richard Johnson, & Peggy Burgess; 23 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.  Special friends, Terry Johnson Holden & Marcelle Stallings.  She was preceded in death by her husbands, Richard T. Johnson & James Burgess; parents, Mae & Cecil Roberts; daughter, Mary Townley; step-son, Clark Burgess; brothers, Clarence, Milford, Homer, Benny, & Charlie Roberts; and sisters, Bertha Brooks, Pearlie Bowers, & Annie Ruth Duffee.

Mrs. Burgess was born in Shawmut, AL on June 21, 1928 and retired from  West Point Pepperell Lanett Mill.  She was a member of the Gray Hill Church of God.    

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