JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Eva Burgin
Of Mt. Vernon Died
At Age 89

Eva Jean Burgin, 89, of Route 4, and late of Nature Trail Home, 
died 5:35 a.m. Jan. 3, 1989, at the nursing home.

Mrs. Burgin was born Dec. 15, 1899, in Jefferson County, a daughter of 
James R. and Victoria (Kuykendall) Reed.  Ella McKeen raised the deceased 
from the time she was 3 years old.  She first married John H. Tuttle, who 
preceded her in death, Nov. 8, 1946.  She later married George Burgin, who 
also preceded her in death.

Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Hughey Funeral Home with J. Howard Kraps 
officiating.  Burial will follow at Old Orchard Cemetery.

Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Burgin is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Gilbert (Faye) Sulcer of 
Waltonville and Mrs. Ella Catherine Artis of Aurora, Colo., 10 grandchildren; 
17 great-grandchildren; two stepdaughters, Mariann Bates of Memphis, Tenn., and 
Geni Forsyth of Thurmont, Md.; two step grandchildren; two step great-grandchildren; 
one brother, James R. Reed of Xenia; and one brother-in-law, Aubrey Burgin of Mt. Vernon.

Mrs. Burgin was a Methodist.

She was preceded in death by her husbands; parents; one son, Jack E. Tuttle; one 
brother Walter Reed; and one sister Nettie Green.






Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Jan 3, 1989
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans


 

 

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