Betsy Ann Burgess


July 13, 1927 – January 9, 2020

Betsy Ann Burgess, 92, of Manchester, Ohio died Thursday, January 9, 2020 at her home. She was born July 13, 1927 in Manchester, Ohio to the late Harry J and Margaret (Cole) Grimsley.

Betsy worked as a Nurse in different Nursing Homes and was formerly employed by the Longview Hospital. She belonged to the Manchester United Methodist Church, the OES Chapter #548 and the American Legion Auxiliary #325.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Charles Burgess, Jr on August 30, 1994, her brother: Daniel Robert Grimsley, and sisters: Doris Young and Alice McCreary. Betsy is survived by 2 Nieces: Sharon Boden and Ann Black, Sharon’s Grandsons: Christopher and Anthony Boden, her great Nieces (Ann’s Daughters): Stephanie, Sarah, and Shannon, her special friends: Renee, Kelsey, Kayla, and Whitley.

A Funeral service will be held for Betsy 1:00 p.m., Monday, January 13 at Wilson Home for Funerals. American Legion Auxiliary Services will be held at 1:00 followed by Eastern Star services. Rev John Greenlee and Rev Dale Little will officiate. Burial will follow at the Manchester Cemetery. A visitation will be held Monday at 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

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