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Submitted by Melva L. Taylor


The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois

February 7, 1967 - Tuesday, pg 2


PHILLIP  E.  BURGESS

 

Phillip E. Burgess Dies At His Home

 

Tampico: - Phillip E. Burgess, 75, passed away Monday morning at his farm home south of Tampico.

 

Funeral services will be held at the Methodist church, Tampico, Thursday at 1:30 p.m., the Rev. Roger Baumeister officiating, with burial in Tampico Memorial Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Schmitt Chapel in Tampico after 2 p.m. Wednesday.  A memorial may be directed to the heart fund.

 

Phillip Burgess was born June 27, 1891 in Wayne County, the son of Mason and Matilda Brown Burgess.  He was educated in Wayne county schools.  He married Lulu C. Burroughs Aug. 1, 1913 in Marion County.  They lived in and around Tampico for 47 years where they were engaged in farming.  He was a member of the Tampico Methodist Church and the Yorktown Masonic Lodge 544.

 

He is survived by his widow at home, three sons, Fred of Dixon; Claude of Tampico; Lyle of Evanston; one brother Jesse of Xenia; seven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

 

He was preceded by his parents, six brothers, five sisters, two sons in infancy, one granddaughter and one great grandson.

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