Spanish War Veteran Milton Burgess Passes Spanish american war veteran Milton Burgess died at 9:10 p.m. Saturday at the Veterans Administration Hospital at Marion where he had been admitted the day before. He was a resident of Route , ? Mitchell. He was a native of Lawrence County, the son of Daniel and Malinda Bass Burgess. He was born September 7, 1877. He had been an employee of the old Leheigh Lime Company at Mitchell several years ago. He was united in marriage with Miss Eula Richardson on September 30, 1902 and she survives. Surviving with the widow are six sons, Cecil of Kokomo, Clyde, Solon, Kermit and Dennis all of Mitchell and Vernon of Worthington; two daughters Mrs. George Vaught of Mitchell and Mrs. Leo Stalcup of Worthington; 22 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; one sister Mrs. Stella Phipps of Huron. Mr. Burgess was a member of the Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post 250 of Mitchell, which accorded him final military rites. Funeral services were conducted at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Haverly Mortuary, with the reverend K. Jack Hett pastor of the First Presbyterian Church and Rev. Otto L. Duncan, officiating. Burial was in Mitchell Cemetary under direction of Haverly Mortuary. -GLO- This article had Daniel incorrectly listed as David Died July 13, 1963 9:10p.m.
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