Connie Lynn Burgess

Born on June 3, 1950

Departed on September 23, 2019 and resided in Nashville, TN

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Connie Lynn Burgess – Age 69, passed away September 23, 2019 in Nashville, TN.

Mrs. Burgess is survived by her loving husband, Donald Ray Burgess; daughter, Mary Burgess (Mike Morgan), grandchildren, Hannah Burgess (Shawn Yeager), Michael Buchanan, Christopher Lennier, Ryder Burgess, Brayden Turner, and Baylee Turner.

Mrs. Burgess enjoyed long walks and feeding the ducks at Centennial Park with her family and especially her grandchildren.

Connie loved all children but especially those that she cared for on a regular basis. Especially those that seemed to need a little extra love. She has been known to keep those babies for days at a time when needed and she became "Granny" to many over the years. And just last month, she officially became Granny to Ryder. She said this summer when she was in the hospital for a brief stint, that she was going to hold out until she knew ALL of her babies were going to be safe and in their forever homes...and by "babies", she meant Ryder, Baylee and Brayden. They were all "officially safe" as of a few weeks ago when their adoptions were aprroved. I guess she decided  it was finally ok for her to go now.

 

She was equally proud of her older grandchildren, Michael, Hannah and Christopher

And granny was excited about being a great grandmother for the 1st time to baby Yager

A Celebration of Life Service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 28, 2019 at West Harpeth Funeral Home in the Chapel.

Visitation with the family will be held on Saturday prior to the service from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in Celebration Hall at West Harpeth.

In lieu of flowers Connie has ask that the donations go to Ryder’s adoptions, 101 Fifth Avenue West, Suite 20 here in Springfield.

23 Comments to Connie Lynn Burgess

  1. Deborah R Dye
    September 24, 2019 3:13 pm

    Sending my sympathy to the family
    God Bless Deborah Dye

  2. Carol Puckett
    September 24, 2019 3:48 pm

    I am just devastated to hear this. Connie and I were best friends in high school at Cohn. She let me borrow her wedding dress when I got married in August of 1969 to my first husband. We connected on Facebook a few years ago. Loved seeing her family. My sincere condolences for you all. RIP my sweet friend.

  3. Butch and Judy
    September 24, 2019 4:03 pm

    Connie my walks to see you with the grt grandkids will not be the same..we have been friends so long you will be missed so much…I am sending love and prayers for God to comfort Don, Mary and the grandkids thru this time…you were much loved….

  4. Neat Scott
    September 24, 2019 4:36 pm

    Our Circle of Friends will never be complete again … Rest in Peace, dear Connie. May God bless your family with added strength at this time. Love, Neat Scott

  5. Ronald Campbell
    September 24, 2019 5:36 pm

    Rest In Peace Connie

    Ron Campbell

  6. Patricia Gasser Proctor
    September 24, 2019 5:41 pm

    Connie and I grew up together and lived next door to each other till I married at 18. She was responsible for me meeting my husband 51 years ago. I always stayed in contact by phone and then later on Facebook. I pray God’s comfort for you all. I know you will all miss her very much. I know she is enjoying her reunion with all the loved ones who have gone on before her. Patricia Gasser Proctor

  7. Beverly white
    September 24, 2019 6:39 pm

    My prayers go out to all of Aunt Connies family. And friends. You will be missed but you will be in everyones hearts forever. Love you always. Beverly

  8. Nancy yates
    September 24, 2019 8:13 pm

    Prayers to the family

  9. Nancy yates
    September 24, 2019 8:15 pm

    Nancy yates prayers to the family

  10. Carolyn Burgess
    September 24, 2019 9:25 pm

    So sorry to hear about Connie’s passing!! Her Sister Donna was married to my brother. So glad I got to know her. She was such a kind person! Our prayers are with you all!! I know she loved her family !

  11. Lynn Freer
    September 24, 2019 10:06 pm

    My heartfelt sympathy to all of Connie’s family. Rest In Peace my friend.

  12. Dora Baird Ferrell
    September 24, 2019 11:30 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for peace and comforting during this time of sorrow for the family. 🙏 God Bless Each of You

  13. Debbie Morgan
    September 25, 2019 6:52 am

    Sending prayers and much love. Connie was a very kind and loving woman. Her family was the light of her life. She will be missed by many.

  14. Tiffinney Rhodes
    September 25, 2019 5:36 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep the family in my prayers.

  15. Tracy Henderson
    September 27, 2019 2:47 pm

    I’m so sorry to hear this. I can just imagine the reunion that she and Karon must have had!❤️

  16. Michelle Harper Whittemore (and Sophie)
    September 27, 2019 5:14 pm

    I remember going to school with Mary and Ms Connie kept Sophie off and on when needed before she was old enough to start school. What a kind, good hearted soul and always so full of life. May she rest in peace and watch over us all (especially all those babies) and smile. Please accept our condolences and know that she was highly thought of by anyone that knew her. Amen 🙏🙏

  17. Your daughter
    September 28, 2019 9:57 am

    I love you and miss you so much mama
    My heart and soul hurts 💔💔💔

  18. Mary Evelyn Allen
    September 28, 2019 11:19 am

    Thinking of your family during this sorrowful time. Prayers for your Family.

  19. Donna Oliver (Marvene's daughter)
    September 28, 2019 4:13 pm

    Sorry I couldn’t get by today. You are in my thoughts

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