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 Hattie <I>Giddens</I> Burgess

Hattie Giddens Burgess

Berrien County, Georgia, USA
Death 27 Oct 2007 (aged 88)
Fitzgerald, Ben Hill County, Georgia, USA
Burial Irwin County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 22564775 · View Source
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Mrs. Hattie Giddens Burgess
died October 27, 2007

Mrs. Hattie Giddens Burgess, 88, of Ocilla, died Saturday, October 27, at Dorminy Medical Center (

Funeral Services will be held 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, October 30, 2007 at the Paulk Funeral Home Chapel in Ocilla with Rev. Wayne McCrimmon officiating. Interment will follow in the Irwinville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 PM Monday evening at the funeral home in Ocilla.

Mrs. Burgess was born September 3, 1919 in Berrien County, Georgia to the late Jim N. and Lizzie Luke Giddens. She was a Licensed Practical Nurse receiving her training at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital and having worked at Tift Regional Medical Center and did private duty nursing. During World War II she worked as a aircraft mechanic and worked at Robins Air Force Base for 18 years. She was former manager of the Ridge Wood Grill in Daytona Beach.

Mrs. Burgess is survived by her daughter: Elizabeth "Libby" Rowe of Irwin County; two grandchildren: Paula Shuman of Irwinville and Karen O'Neal of Irwin County; ten great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren; and sister: Jeanette McSwain of Irwin County. She was preceded in death by two brothers: Clyde Giddens and J.R. Giddens and one granddaughter: Amy Harper.

Paulk Funeral Homes
201 West Fourth Street
Ocilla, Georgia USA 31774
(Telephone 229-468-7441)

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  • Created by: Wiregrass Irisheyes
  • Added: 30 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22564775
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Hattie Giddens Burgess (3 Sep 1919–27 Oct 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22564775, citing Irwinville Cemetery, Irwin County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Wiregrass Irisheyes (contributor 46586838) .