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Flowers left for Sarah Burgess
The Tulia Herald24 February 1949Sarah Jane Harris Burgess Sarah Jane Harris was born August16, 1856 in Cass County, Texas. Shemoved to Van Alstyne, Texas while asmall child. In her youth she became aChristian and joined the MethodistChurch. In 1874 she married Joel WillisBurgess. To this union was born eightchildren. They lived in Grayson Countyseveral years and moved to CookeCounty and in 1907 they moved to Swisher County. Her husband passedaway in 1921 and four of her childrenhave gone on before her. She has made her home with herdaughter, Mrs. Joe Raymond for nearlyfour years. She died January 12, 1949,being 92 years 5 months and 26 daysold. Survivors include one daughter,Mrs. Joe Raymond, three sons, G. P. ofDallas, C. A. of Abilene and J. D. ofHereford. She has 21 grandchildren, 16great grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs.Mattie Douglas and Mrs. GeorgeDouglas and one brother, James Harris,all of Van Alstyne, Texas.
- Zoe
 Added: Feb. 22, 2008

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