Funeral services for Mrs. Gladys L. Burgess, 94, of the
Nameless community of Jackson County, Tennessee, will be
held at 1 P.M. on Friday, November 9, 2012, at Anderson -
Upper Cumberland Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the
Curry’s Chapel Cemetery in the Nameless community of
Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4 P.M. – 9 P.
M., and Friday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at NHC
Healthcare Center in Cookeville, TN.
She was born March 9, 1918, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Oakley F. Davidson and Anna Anderson Davidson.
She was married to the late Bernice E. Burgess, who passed
away September 28, 1986. She was a housewife, and a
member of the Philadelphia Church of Christ in Jackson
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded
in death by 2 Sons: Barney Burgess and Blair D. Burgess; 3
Brothers: Leamon Davidson, Dalton Davidson, and Hulon B.
Davidson; 4 Sisters: Doris Flatt, Sophia Jackson, Irene
Stockwell, and Jean Chaplan; and 1 Daughter-in-Law: Carol
Survivors include 2 Daughters: Betty (William) Mayberry
and Kathy (W.G.) Burroughs, all of the Nameless community of
Jackson County, TN; 1 Daughter-in-Law: Helen Burgess of
Cookeville, TN; 11 Grandchildren; 22 Great Grandchildren;
and 2 Great Great Grandchildren.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
© 2012 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home