PETERSBURG, FL. - Funeral services for Mr. Chester C. Burnside, 89, of St. Petersburg, Florida, who died February 25, 2005, will be conducted Thursday morning at 11 o'clock from the Stephen D. Posey Funeral Home. Rev. Larry Scales officiating. Interment in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Mr. Burnside was a native of Salley, SC, a former resident of North Augusta for 14 years, having made St. Petersburg, Florida his home for the past 27 years. He was a Baptist and retired in 1977 as a Maintenance Supervisor with the Olin Corporation with 31 years of service. Mr. Burnside was the husband of the late Eileen Burnside, the late Lucy Burnside and grandfather of the late Scott Berry. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Carlos and Jenny Burnside, Cleveland, Tennessee; a daughter and son-in-law, Maxine and Paul Siley, Marietta, Ohio; 6 grandchildren, Kevin Berry, Briant Berry, Connie Montgomery, Paula McGuire, Brenda Siley and Wanda Kupfer; 17 great-gran dchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren; two step-children, Carl Benjamin and Bonnie Slocumb, both of Inverness, Florida. The family will receive friends at the funeral home this Wednesday evening from 6 to 8. Stephen D. Posey Funeral Home of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803-278-1181).
The Augusta Chronicle March 2, 2005