A memorial service to celebrate the life of Betty B. Burgess, 85, of Camden, SC, will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, October 17, 2013 at Bethesda Presbyterian Church in Camden. Rev. John Hallman will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service in John Knox Hall. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials may be made to Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 502 DeKalb Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Betty Beamguard Burgess, widow of James Leroy "Jim" Burgess, Jr. was born in Clover, SC, the daughter of the late Walter J. Beamguard and Mattie Lineberger Beamguard. She was a member of Bethesda Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Burgess was a retired RN for Dr’s Carl and George West as well as Dr. Tray Dunaway.
Mrs. Burgess is survived by her daughters, Susan Burgess Brewer of Camden, SC and Glynn Burgess Waller (Denny) of Chehalis, WA; grandchildren, Rachel Brewer, Hannah Brewer Lynch (Jimmy), Michael Patrick Bannan, John Robert Mosier, Jr. (Paige), and Charles Jackson Mosier; daughter-in-law, Deborah Caskey Burgess; and brother, Charles Beamguard of Clover, SC.
Besides her husband and parents, Mrs. Burgess was predeceased by Alan Leroy Burgess and grandson, Nicholas James Bannan, and seven brothers and sisters.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the Burgess family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.