Helen Louise Burgess “Louise”
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Louise Burgess, 78, of Jay passed away on January 6, 2021 with her family by her side. She was born on December 3, 1942 in Hartford, Alabama.
Louise met Jerry and they became high school sweethearts. They were married September 2, 1961. She had a short career working at Monsanto before starting her family with Jerry.
Louise was preceded in death by: her husband of 58 years, Gerald E. Burgess, Sr. “Jerry”; son, Todd Burgess; mother, Clara Mae (Palmer) Tyree; and father, D.C. Allen.
Survivors include: her children: Gerald, Jr. (Tracey), Donna (Warren), Jimmy (Vaneica), Charles (Tracy), William, and Teresa (Jeremiah); sisters: Lois Parrish, Mae Rowell, Fay Harris, and Vicky Allen; fifteen grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Trahan Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Cora Baptist Church Cemetery. Pall bearers will be Charles Burgess, Gerald Burgess, Jr, Jimmy Burgess, William Burgess, Jeremiah Johnson, and Wayland Nowling.