Mrs. Jeanette Phillips Burgess

  • DIED: June 1, 2019
  • LOCATION: Toccoa, Georgia

Mrs. Jeanette Phillips Burgess, age 89, of Toccoa, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019 at her home.

Born November 2, 1929 in Toccoa, she was the daughter of the late William Lafaette and Clemmer Mae Cape Phillips.

She was a member of Toccoa Creek Baptist Church and was retired from Coats and Clark.

Family members include her daughters, Wanda Kirkman and her friend Eric Esterson of Sanford, FL and Diane Adams and Kyle of Toccoa; grandchildren, Lori Stande and John, Leslie Ratelle and Russ, Leanne Flemming and Kevin, Josh Oliver and Jessica, Jeremy Adams and Kalee, and Todd Kirkman and Jessica; 14 great-grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Frances Bentley and Joel; brother and sister-in-law, Bruce Phillips and Sonia; brother-in-law, Ira Lee; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Burgess; brothers, Leroy Phillips and Lester Phillips; and her sisters, Willie Mae Vandiver and Ola Belle Lee.

Graveside services will be held at three o'clock Monday, June 3, 2019 at Stephens Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Joey Whitlock officiating.

Burial will follow.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.


“ We were blessed to have this dear lady as aunt, friend and neighbor for a number of years. We will always be grateful for the happy times she and...Read More ยป

Posted by: Phil and Jimmie Burgess - TOCCOA, GA

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