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Joyce Marie Burgess

Graveside services for Joyce Marie Burgess, 62, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, December 9, 2021 at Mount Zion Cemetery, Olden, Missouri, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Burgess passed away at 8:51 a.m., Friday, December 3, 2021, at her home.


She was born January 9, 1959 at West Plains, Missouri, to Albert Lewis Drumright and Betty Rae Personette Drumright.  On October 4, 1974, she was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Daniel Burgess.  Mrs. Burgess worked at Regal Beloit.  She enjoyed her flowers, and she loved her family, kids, and grandkids.  She was of the Baptist faith.


She is survived by her husband, Danny, of the family home; one daughter, Michele Schach and husband, Brian, Springfield, Missouri; four grandchildren, Brady Smith.  Braxton Cunningham and husband, Zach, McKinze Slaton, and husband, Cody, and Caleb Burgess; and three great-grandchildren, Hunter and Remington Smith, and Eliana Slaton.


Her parents, one son, Michael Burgess, four brothers, Lloyd, David, Clifford, and John Drumright, and one sister, Shirley Kay Drumright, preceded her in death.


Memorial contributions may be made to the family and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at