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Myrtle Young Burgess

Myrtle BurgessMyrtle Young Burgess, 94, of Boones Mill was born February 28, 1923 and passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett L. Burgess; daughter, Geralene A. Burgess; parents Milton and Una Young; sisters, Gladys Y. Bussey, Hazel Y. Burgess, Ruth Y. Austin; brother, Buford T. Young; brothers-in- law, Paul Bussey, Raymond Burgess; nephew, Brian Austin. Myrtle is survived by her daughter, Marie B. Akers; son-in- law, Al K. Akers; grandson, Kevin T. Akers; granddaughter-in- law, Kimberly A. Akers; brothers and sister-in- law, Ralph and Etta Mae Young, David and Juanita Young; brother-in- law Buren Austin; several nieces and nephews. Myrtle was a member of Fairview Church of the Brethren. She spent her employment at Cooper Wood Products as a Quality Inspector, where she retired from after 24 years to care for her ailing husband. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Mountain View Memorial Park with Pastor Stan Parris officiating. The family requests no food and flowers can be sent to Flora Funeral Service in Rocky Mount Virginia, 24151. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.