Marigrace Burgett

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Marigrace Burgett, 71, of Lewisburg, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia.

A native of Long Island, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Lester Dean Birdsall and Vivien Birdsall, a former activity director for Merihil Healthcare, and a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Lewisburg.

In addition to her parents, a son, Charles Edward Lewis, preceded her in death.

Survivors include two sons, Dale Lewis and Steve (Vickie) Lewis, both of Lewisburg, and one sister, Dean "Bonnie" Brown of Rochester, N.Y. Five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services for Mrs. Burgett were conducted on Sunday, March 4, from the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home with Claude McMillin officiating. Burial followed in Sunset Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, 2382 Lynnville Hwy, Cornersville, TN 37047 or The American Heart Association, Memorials/Tributes, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.

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