|Birth: ||Apr. 29, 1921|
|Death: ||Sep. 26, 2005|
Dr. Don C. Bursey, age 84 of Hiawassee, GA, passed away Monday, September 26, 2005 at his home.
Dr. Bursey was born Friday, April 29, 1921 in Oxford, AK to the late John Paul and Thelma Jane (Smith) Bursey. He served in the U.S. Navy for 30 years before retiring, having served during WWII, Korean Conflict, and Vietnam. He moved to Towns County in 1972 and opened his dental practice here. He was preceded in death by daughter, Donna Shook and a granddaughter, Brooke Milam.
Survivors include: wife, Barbara Bursey of Hiawassee, GA, son, Brett Allan Bursey of Columbia, SC, daughter, Carla Renee Bursey of Hiawassee, GA, daughter, Alisa Diane Bursey of Hiawassee, GA, brother, John Paul Bursey of Little Rock, AK, grandchildren, Joey Shook, Kristy McFalls, Brian Wilson, Cynthia Shook, Blake Shook, and Ashli Parker, great-grandchildren, Jimmy Shook, Dakota Shook, Kayla Shook, Corbin Williams, Braden McFalls, and Jaylyn Milam.
Memorial services will be held Monday, October 10, 2005 at 6 p.m. from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with eulogies led by Brett Bursey. Military honors will be given by the North GA Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5-6 p.m., Monday, October 10.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to Regency Hospice in Dr. Bursey's memory.
The Cochran Funeral Home of Hiawassee, Georgia is in charge of the arrangements. You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.
(October 5, 2005 - The North Georgia News
Blairsville, GA 30512 www.nganews.com)
Specifically: Hiawassee, Georgia
Created by: Sharon Lavash Hawkins
Record added: Jan 15, 2013
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