Eva Jean Burgin
Of Mt. Vernon Died
At Age 89
Eva Jean Burgin, 89, of Route 4, and late of Nature Trail Home,
died 5:35 a.m. Jan. 3, 1989, at the nursing home.
Mrs. Burgin was born Dec. 15, 1899, in Jefferson County, a daughter of
James R. and Victoria (Kuykendall) Reed. Ella McKeen raised the deceased
from the time she was 3 years old. She first married John H. Tuttle, who
preceded her in death, Nov. 8, 1946. She later married George Burgin, who
also preceded her in death.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Hughey Funeral Home with J. Howard Kraps
officiating. Burial will follow at Old Orchard Cemetery.
Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Burgin is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Gilbert (Faye) Sulcer of
Waltonville and Mrs. Ella Catherine Artis of Aurora, Colo., 10 grandchildren;
17 great-grandchildren; two stepdaughters, Mariann Bates of Memphis, Tenn., and
Geni Forsyth of Thurmont, Md.; two step grandchildren; two step great-grandchildren;
one brother, James R. Reed of Xenia; and one brother-in-law, Aubrey Burgin of Mt. Vernon.
Mrs. Burgin was a Methodist.
She was preceded in death by her husbands; parents; one son, Jack E. Tuttle; one
brother Walter Reed; and one sister Nettie Green.
Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Jan 3, 1989
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans