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Doris Evelyn Burgess, 84, of Pocahontas, VA and Heritage Hall in Tazewell, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
Born on February 15, 1933 in Pocahontas, VA, she was a daughter of the late Herman Paul and Ethel Hedrick Davidson. She had been a lifelong resident of Pocahontas and was a member of the Boissevain Pentecostal Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Norris and Bob Davidson.
Survivors include: Son: Ed Burgess and wife Betty of Crimora, VA. 1 grandson: Chris Burgess and wife Stacy of Grottoes, VA. 2 great grandchildren: Joshua and Jaelynn. Sister: Ruth McCarty of Lewisville, CO.
Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home Chapel in Bluewell with Pastor Ronnie Hess officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton where family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 6-8PM at the funeral home.
Online condolences will be accepted at www.cravens-shires.com.
Published on May 23, 2017
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