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Madis "June" Burgess

April 21, 2022


Madis June Burgess, age 68, passed from this life Thursday, April 21, 2022, at her home in DeFuniak Springs, Florida, surrounded by family and friends. She was born March 21, 1954 in Greenville, Florida to Reo and Loyce Whitehead Padgett. June had a long, hard battle with her illness, but lived life to the fullest with a positive and loving attitude. She always brought laughter and joy to those around her. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her brothers, Cleo, Cleveland, and Larry Padgett. 

June is survived by her husband of 33 years, Danny Burgess; daughter, Molly Moss and husband Kris; six grandchildren, Nathan, Emily, Brodie, Mary, Declan, and Thomas; brother, Reo Padgett and wife Doris; four sisters, Dianne Walsingham and husband Carthel, Versie Curry and husband Larry, Carrie Padgett, and Pauline Carroll and Johnny Yates; many nieces and nephews; special friends, Wanda Wilkerson, Mary Jane Miller, Linda and Danny Thompson, and June Simmons. 

The family would like to thank Emerald Coast Hospice, and especially Kenny and Michelle for their great care. 

A celebration of June's life will be held beginning at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, April 30, 2022 at Alaqua United Methodist Church, 4198 Coy Burgess Loop, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32435, with Brother Larry Curry officiating. A time of visitation will begin thirty minutes prior to the service. 

Arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home of DeFuniak Springs. 


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