Thayer,  West Plains

Eva Burgess


Eva Burgess, daughter of the late Reverend Jesse Dunkin and Flo Cockman Dunkin was born August 1, 1932 in Myrtle, Missouri and went to be with her savior July 11, 2019 at Timberlake Care Center in Kansas City, Missouri.

She was married to Eldon Burgess, June 5, 1954 at West Plains, Missouri, who preceded her in death February 14, 2012.

She is survived by her sisters-in-law that she always called her sisters, Jane Stoneman, Myrna Clark, Betty Rhodes, Mary Arnote, and Judy Hanshaw. Her special cousins, Larry, Carol, Della, and Ron; many nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband of fifty-seven years, Eldon Burgess; parents, Reverend Jesse and Flo Dunkin and in-laws, Loyd and Dorothy Burgess.

Eva was a sweet, caring person. She retired from Continentall Insurance in Overlank Park, Kansas. For many years she did alterations and made craft items for others. She made many dolls and pillows for friends and family.

Funeral services for Eva Burgess will Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains, with Larry Cockman officiating.

Visitation will be Sunday, July 14, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. until time of service.

Burial will be in Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, Howell County, Missouri, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Gideons, or your choice of charity.




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