Originally created 02/19/03

Mrs. Frances Burris (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)



HEPHZIBAH, Ga. - Funeral services for Mrs. Frances Bessent Burris who entered into rest February 14, 2003 will be 1 p.m., Thursday at Portersville Missionary Baptist Church, Waynesboro, with Rev. William M. Bessent officiating. Viewing will be from noon to 12:45 p.m., prior to the service. Interment will be in the church cemetery. She will be remembered by her loving and devoted children, Thomas Cortez Burris and Saundra Burris Hafford; her sisters, Theodoshia Bessent Jones and Hattie Bessent Carpenter; her brothers, William E. Bessent and Thomas E. Bessent; four grandchildren; eight grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends. Pallbearers will be William E. Bessent II, David W. Burris, Theodore Gresham, S. Ronald Reed, Marshall Thomas and Rick Williams. The family will receive friends at Phinazee and Son Funeral Home tonight from 7 to 8 p.m. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle February 19, 2003