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Dorothy Burgess

March 13, 1921 — December 31, 2017

Dorothy Lee Burgess, 96, of Carrollton, KY, died on Sunday, December 31, 2017 at the Signature Healthcare of Carrollton.

She was born on March 13, 1921 in Perryville, Boyle County, KY, the daughter of the late Stuard Walls and Nannie Dee Crutcher Walls.   She had retired in 1990 from the Carroll County Memorial Hospital as a Nurse’s Aide.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Carrollton for many years.  When her health permitted she enjoyed doing yard work, cooking and baking.  She was known to be a very accomplished seamstress and in her younger years was able to make much of her families clothing.

She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Burgess Boots of Perry Park, KY, a son, Ronald G. (Patti) Burgess of Perry Park, KY, a brother, Roger Walls of Shannon, MS, three grandchildren, Kerri Lanette Atkins of Franklin County, KY, Kristi Ann Walker of Perry Park, KY, and Shannon Garrett (Allison) Burgess of Wheatley, KY, seven great grandchildren, Kaleigh Burgess, Tucker Garrett Burgess, Clint David Burgess, Dru Tanner Walker, Emilee Elizabeth Ann Walker, Sidni Ranay Hawkins and Allie Atkins, one great - great grandchild, Bennett Scott Brown.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Garrett Davis Burgess on March 10, 1967, two sisters, Elizabeth and Hazel Ritch,  three brothers, James Burton Walls, Dave Walls and Austin Walls and her son-in-law, John Boots on April 21, 2013.

The Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Bluegrass Care Navigators
2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington KY 40504
Tel: 1-855-492-0812

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