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Deloris Mae Burgess
May 10, 1938 ~ September 19, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old
Deloris Mae Burgess, 85, of Benton passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at her home.
She was born in Ewing, IL on May 10, 1938, the daughter of Ralph & Edith Louise (McAllister) Upchurch.
Mrs. Burgess is survived by her:
Debra Barnes & husband Lonnie of Marion
Marilyn Pridgen of Florida
Marvin Dewar of DuQuoin & fiancée Brenda Burke
7 Great-Grandchildren: Jayda Grace, Katrina, Bryan, Sylas, Frankie, Wayne & Savannah
1 Sister-Erma Whaley & Jim Herrick of Farina, IL
Friend: Bill Ott
Mrs. Burgess was preceded in death by her Parents, first Husband-James R. Dewar, second Husband-Kenneth M. Burgess, Step-son-Marty Burgess, Grandson-James Matthew Dewar and Siblings-Loren Upchurch, Barbara Sneed, George Upchurch & Marvin Upchurch.
Mrs. Burgess played in APA Pool League and enjoyed spending time with her friends. Her nickname was Bruiser.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, September 22nd at the Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton with Pastor Donnie Shelton officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery in Benton. Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. on Friday at the funeral home.
For more information or to send online condolences please visit www.mortonjohnstonfuneralhome.com