BURGETT, Gussie G. (Smith)

Date of birth: 15 Aug 1910, Union Twp., Johnson Co., IN

Date of death: 12 May 1995, Franklin, Johnson Co., IN

Brown County Democrat, May 17, 1995

Gussie G. Burgett

Morgantown area resident Gussie G. Burgett died Friday, May 12, 1995, at the Franklin Nursing Home in Johnson County. She was 84.

Mrs. Burgett was born August 15, 1910, in Johnson County’s Union Township to John D. and Eva May Kephart Smith.

She and Raymond F. Burgett were married June 28, 1932, in Hopewell. He survives.

Mrs. Burgett was a homemaker.

She was descended from some of the pioneer families of Johnson County.

Mrs. Burgett was graduated from Johnson County’s Union Township High School in 1928.

She was a member of the Christian Chapel Church in Johnson County, the Johnson County Historical Society, the Indiana Historical Society and the Kentucky Historical Society. She was also a member of genealogical societies in Ohio and Kentucky.

Her biography was featured in editions of Who’s Who in Kentucky Genealogy in 1981 and 1985.

Other survivors include two sons, John L. Burgett of Franklin and James A. Burgett of Indianapolis; six grandchildren; a great-grand- daughter; and two nephews.

The Reverend Albert Lorber led a service Tuesday, May 16, at the Meredith-Clark Funeral Home in Morgantown.

Burial was in Johnson County’s Harris Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Christian Chapel Church Building Fund, in care of the Meredith-Clark Funeral Home, Post Office Box 308, Morgantown, Indiana, 46160.

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey