Dot Burge

Published 6:50 pm Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Funeral Services for Dot Burge , age 91 of  Henleyfield, MS, Burge, Dorothywho passed away Tuesday, December 24, 2013, will be held Friday, December 27, 2013, at 11:00 am at Byrd’s Chapel United Methodist Church.
Visitation will be Friday, December 27, 2013 from 9:30 am until 11:00 am at Byrd’s Chapel United Methodist Church.
Burial will be in Henleyfield Cemetery under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.
Rev. Larry Pickering will officiate the service.
She was born in Plainville, CT, and lived most of her life in Henleyfield, MS. Dot was a retired Registered Nurse at Crosby Memorial Hospital and a member of Byrd’s Chapel United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents,  Ressie MacLeod and Mildred Rogers MacLeod; her husband, Wilmon E. Burge; and her son, Steve Burge.
Survivors include her children, Carolyn Wagner and husband Craig, and Doug Burge and wife Dixie; 4 grandchildren, David, Jessica, Anne, and Kevin; and 5 great grandchildren.
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Contributions may be made to Byrd’s Chapel United Methodist Church, Crosby Arboretum Educational Fund, or a charity of your choice.

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Barbara Mizell began working for the Picayune Item in 1993. She started during the "cut and paste" days of the newspaper, and was the first to create a newspaper page using the computer for the Item. She has served as Composing Supervisor and honorary Religion Editor. Of all the contributions she has made over her 20 years at the Item, she is most proud of the World War II book "The Greatest Generation." Barbara was born and raised in the White Sand Community on Lee Hill, she has also written many short stories about growing up on the hill.

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