BURGESS, ELDON RAY - Howell County, Missouri | ELDON RAY BURGESS - Missouri Gravestone Photos

Eldon Ray BURGESS

Howell Memorial Park Cemetery
Howell County,
Missouri

Eldon
Dec 9, 1930
Feb 14, 2012

Eva
Aug 1, 1932
Jul 11, 2019

Eldon Ray Burgess, 81, son of the late Loyd Burgess and Dorothy Bridges Burgess, was born on December 9, 1930 in Pomona, Missouri and departed this life on February 14, 2012 at Timberlake Care Center, Kansas City, Missouri, where he had spent the last four years.
He was united in marriage June 5, 1954 at West Plains, Missouri to Eva Dunkin.
He is survived by his wife, Eva, of Overland Park, Kansas; one brother, Lloyd Burgess of Sacramento, California; five sisters, Jane Stoneman, Raytown, Missouri, Myrna Clark, Overland Park, Kansas, Judy Hanshaw, West Plains, Missouri, Betty Rhodes, Springfield, Missouri, and Mary Arnote, Raymore, Missouri; several nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and step-mother.
He was of the Baptist faith and was devoted to his wife of fifty-seven years. He was retired from library services, both with the public libraries and also the school systems.
He loved his family and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Services for Mr. Burgess will be held Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains, Missouri. Visitation will be from 1:00-2:00 p.m. before the service. Burial will be at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains. [carterfuneralhomeinc.com]

Eva Burgess, daughter of the late Reverend Jesse Dunkin and Flo Cockman Dunkin was born August 1, 1932 in Myrtle, Missouri and went to be with her savior July 11, 2019 at Timberlake Care Center in Kansas City, Missouri.
She was married to Eldon Burgess, June 5, 1954 at West Plains, Missouri, who preceded her in death February 14, 2012.
She is survived by her sisters-in-law that she always called her sisters, Jane Stoneman, Myrna Clark, Betty Rhodes, Mary Arnote, and Judy Hanshaw. Her special cousins, Larry, Carol, Della, and Ron; many nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband of fifty-seven years, Eldon Burgess; parents, Reverend Jesse and Flo Dunkin and in-laws, Loyd and Dorothy Burgess.
Eva was a sweet, caring person. She retired from Continentall Insurance in Overlank Park, Kansas. For many years she did alterations and made craft items for others. She made many dolls and pillows for friends and family.
Funeral services for Eva Burgess will Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains, with Larry Cockman officiating.
Visitation will be Sunday, July 14, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. until time of service.
Burial will be in Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, Howell County, Missouri, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

Contributed on 12/3/15 by mjrwag
Email This Contributor

Suggest a Correction

Record #: 779500

To request a copy of this photo for your own personal use, please contact our state coordinator. If you are not a family member or the original photographer — please refrain from copying or distributing this photo to other websites.

Thank you for visiting the Missouri Gravestone Photo Project. On this site you can upload gravestone photos, locate ancestors and perform genealogy research. If you have a relative buried in Missouri, we encourage you to upload a digital image using our Submit a Photo page. Contributing to this genealogy archive helps family historians and genealogy researchers locate their relatives and complete their family tree.

Submitted: 12/3/15 • Approved: 12/14/19 • Last Updated: 12/17/19 • R779500-G779500-S3

Users Online  |  Surnames  |  Other GPP Projects  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Use  |  Site Map  |  Admin Login