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Carolyn Burgess

Sue Burgess

Wednesday, September 20th, 1939 - Thursday, January 7th, 2021
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Obituary

Mrs. Carolyn “Sue” Pressley Burgess, 81, of Kannapolis, passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at her home, surrounded by her family.

A funeral service will be held at 3:00 pm on, January 10, 2021 at Crosspointe Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Leon Hawks. The service will be able to be live streamed on Crosspointe Baptist Church Facebook page. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2:00-3:00 pm prior to the service at church.

Sue was born on September 20, 1939 in Concord to the late Reece and Rachel Thomas Pressley. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Roy “Boyce” Burgess, Sr; sisters, Jo Ellen Atwell (Ray), Dianne Christy (Don); brother, Craig W. Pressley.

Sue was a charter member of Sharon Baptist Church in her younger years and currently attended Crosspointe Baptist Church. Sue worked as a licensed beautician for many years at La Marick Beauty Salon and then worked at Cannon Mills in the Sheet and Sample Department.

Volunteering was one of her passions, serving at Cabarrus County Senior Center, Atrium Health-Cabarrus, and as the Girl Scouts Leader at Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church. In her free time, she enjoyed RVing and camping with her husband, Boyce, spending time with her family and grandchildren, attending ballgames, dance recitals, school and church programs.

She is survived by her daughter, Tammy Smith (Eric) of Concord; sons, Boyce Burgess, Jr.(Joy) of Gold Hill, Michael Burgess of Concord, Mark Burgess (Sarah) of Concord; grandchildren, Daniel Smith (Wendi), Mackenzie Burgess (Oliver Moncure), Hunter Burgess, Maddie Burgess; great-grandchildren, Peyton Smith and Jake Smith; sisters-in-law, Sue Pressley, Radie Clontz, Flora Mae Martin; special family friends, Josh and Amanda Legg, Jaeley, Aven and Kelby; numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Sue’s caregiver, Teresa Jones Almond.

Memorials may be made to Crosspointe Baptist Church, 1175 Crosspointe Dr., Concord, NC 28025.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, January 10th, 2021 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    When
    Sunday, January 10th, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Location
    Crosspointe Baptist Church
    Address
    1175 Crosspointe Drive
    CONCORD, NC 28025
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  • Funeral Service

    Sunday, January 10th, 2021 | 3:00pm
    When
    Sunday, January 10th, 2021 3:00pm
    Location
    Crosspointe Baptist Church
    Address
    1175 Crosspointe Drive
    CONCORD, NC 28025
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Leon Hawks
  • Interment

    Location
    Carolina Memorial Park
    Address
    601 Mt Olivet Rd
    KANNAPOLIS, NC 28083
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Bruce & Vicki Rowley

Posted at 01:28pm
Our heartfelt sympathies to the Burgess family during this time of loss.
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Don Christy and Lisa Ellis

Posted at 06:15pm
You were always a very sweet and fun Aunt. Will miss you and Uncle Boyce.
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MARILYN METZ

Posted at 01:39am
MRS. BURGESS YOU WILL BE GREATLY MISSED. YOU, YOUR HUSBAND AND FAMILY WERE A TRUE BLESSING TO ME AND MY GIRLS. YOU ALL SHOWED A LOVING AND CARING SPIRIT THAT YOU DON'T FIND EVERY DAY, WE ARE SO BLESSED TO HAVE KNOWN YOU ALL, THANK YOU SO MUCH, FOR ALLOWING GOD TO BE IN YOUR LIVES AND LETTING YOUR LIGHTS SHINE . I MISS AND LOVE YOU MRS. BURGESS, THANK YOU FOR ALL THE LOVE YOU SHARED.

LOVE ALWAYS, MARILYN, "ROSE" AND MARIA METZ
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Ken & Jill Hartley

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