2013-05-22 / Obituaries


Levester Lowell Burge, 79, of Putnam died May 23, 2013 at his residence.

He was born April 20, 1934. He was a member of Putnam Baptist Church. He was a United States Air Force Veteran having served in the Vietnam War. He was a retired journeyman electrician.

Survivors include his wife, Patsy Nell Little Burge, Putnam; one son, Chris (Janey) Burge, Electic; three daughters, Pam (Donny) Givens, Putnam, Pat Cohen, Mobile, Aurelia (Byron) Vines, Tallassee; one brother, Earl Burge, Linden; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

The service was May 27 at 10 a.m. at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Revs. Chad Ward and Brooks Etheridge officiating. Burial was in the Putnam Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Jason Givens, Patrick Givens, Christopher Burge Jr., Michael Burge, Justine Vines and Matthew Vines.

Honorary pallbearers were David Burge, Wally Burge, Charlie Burge, and Isaac Smith.

Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

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