by Paul Adkins
LYBURN, W.Va. — Georgie Ellen Walls Burgess, 75, of Lyburn, our loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, January 13, 2013, at CAMC in Charleston due to a long illness.
Born July 2, 1937, at Earling, she was a daughter of the late Linford and Mary Ann Ellison Walls. Also preceding her in death was her husband of 58 years, Ermel Burgess; one grandson, Richard Scott Reed; four brothers, Fred Walls, Harlen Walls, Jessie Walls and Roger Walls, and four sisters, Ruth Walls, Daisy Marie Walls Russell, Virginia Walls Hill, and Bonnie Walls Depta.
Georgie retired from Pittston Coal Company. She enjoyed being outdoors, gardening, reading, cooking and spending time with her family. She was a member of the Bright Star Freewill Baptist Church at Ethel.
Those left to cherish her memory include her children, David (Mary) Burgess of Lyburn, Nancy DePiero and Drema (Ricky) Reed, both of Pleasant City, Ohio, and Ernie (Pam) Burgess of Lyburn; one sister, Margaret Ferrell of Lyburn; one sister-in-law, Anna Lou Walls of Lyburn; her grandchildren, Kelly (Larry) Lawson of Sarahsville, Ohio, Lori Toler of New Lebannon, Ohio, Veronica (Josh) Lusk and David Burgess, both of Lyburn, Lisa (Tyson) Burgess of Marietta, Ohio, and Lisa (John) Flaitz, Anthony DePiero, Daniel Reed, and Amy (Richard) Reed, all of Pleasant City; 19 great-grandchildren which she adored, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, January 16, at the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home where a funeral service will begin at 8 p.m. with Rev. Bazzil Goodman officiating. At Georgie’s request her remains will be cremated.
Condolences may be left at www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man.
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