Memorial for Grace A Burgess
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Grace Alberta Burgess, 89, born June 2, 1928 in Middleborough, Mass., went into the presence of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, April 7. She was the daughter of John Allyne Burgess, Jr. and Margaret Lois (Caswell) Burgess. She was preceded in death by two brothers: Arthur Edward Burgess and John Allyne Burgess III. She is survived by a sister, Sylvia J. (Burgess) Lloyd and husband, Robert A. Lloyd, of Siloam Springs, Ark., eight nieces and nephews, 26 great nieces and nephews and five great-great nieces and nephews. She was very active in her local church, teaching Sunday school and singing in the choir. She enjoyed knitting, especially for the family and also hosted baby and wedding showers for family members. Miss Burgess resided in Arlington, Mass., for many years until she relocated to Siloam Springs, Ark. in July, 2015. Since August, 2016, she was a resident in the Siloam Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. For many years she worked as a secretary in various companies in Middleborough and Boston, Mass., the last being Travelers Insurance Company. Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are with Benton County Memorial Park Funeral Home, 3800 W.Walnut, Rogers.