RONNIE LEE BURGESS Ronnie Lee Burgess, 53, of Crossville, passed away June 4, 2001. Funeral services were conducted June 6 from the chapel of Burris Funeral Home, with Delmer McCowan and Jimmy Pleasant officiating. Mr. Burgess was born April 28, 1948, in Dayton, OH, the son of James Wesley and Oda Byrd Burgess. He was a plastering contractor. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the 101st Airborne. Survivors include his mother, Oda Burgess of Crossville; wife, Barbara Burgess of Crossville; son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Jennifer Burgess of Sparta, TN; daughter, April Burgess of Crossville; sisters, Shirley Oakes and Carol Hurley, both of Crossville, and Wilma Jean Beaty of Cookeville; and grandchildren, River Burgess of Ronnie Burgess, both of Sparta. He was preceded in death by his father, James Wesley Burgess; daughter, Angela Burgess; and brother, Lester Roark. Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.