Friday, October 3, 2008

Richard Lanny Burgess

Richard Lanny Burgess, 61, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008, at NHC-Merihil.

Mr. Burgess was a member of Westvue Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard Dwayne Burgess and Brownie Elaine Young Burgess, and by uncles Willard Young and Myron Burgess Jr.

He is survived by uncles Paul Burgess and Glen Young, aunts Joanne Wingett and Jennie Jo Eason, and several cousins.

Visitation will be Saturday, Oct. 4, at 9:30 a.m. with a memorial service at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home. A private family burial will follow at Lone Oak Cemetary.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested for the youth fund at Westvue Church of Christ.

Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

JoAnn Wortham

JoAnn Wortham, 65, of Lewisburg, died Monday, September 29, 2008 at her home.

Mrs. Wortham was a native of Centerville and was a retired Occupational Physical Therapist from Hyperion Seating Corporation, a retired owner and operator of the Magic Mirror Beauty Salon, and a member of the Church Street Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Archie Barnette and Irene Tinsley Slate.

She is survived by her husband, Allen B. Wortham of Lewisburg; daughter, Pamela Wortham Davis of the Berlin Community; son Michael Allen Wortham of Cornersville; sister Bonnie Sue Rodgers of Bon Aqua; brothers Malcolm Slate of Lewisburg and James Slate of Virginia Beach, Va.; and seven grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, Oct. 1 at the chapel of London Funeral Home with burial following in Swanson Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Brett Davis, Matt Davis, Jason Rodgers, Robert Rodgers, Christopher Wortham, Brett Rodgers. Honorary Pallbearers are Malcolm Slate, James Slate, Loyd Wortham, Gary Middleton.

London Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.