Irene Virginia Burgess Arthur was born July 18, 1920 in Monticello the daughter of the late John Harrison and Margaret Adkins Burgess.
She departed this life, Wednesday morning, October 26, 2016 at her home reaching an age of 96 years.
She was united in marriage with her husband, Alonzo M. Arthur who precedes her in death.
Surviving are her nieces—Gayla Peavie and Anna Massey; and nephews—Kay and Clyde Bridgeman.
She was the last surviving member of the John and Margaret Burgess family.
She was preceded in death by her sisters—Opal Bridgeman and Frances Burgess; and her brother—William Burgess.
She was retired from the Eli Lilly Company in Indianapolis, Ind.
She had accepted Christ as her Savior and was a member of the Old Union Separate Baptist Church at the time of her passing.
Funeral services were held at 7 p.m. Friday, October 28, 2016 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Johnny Davis officiating. Burial was in the Cloverdale Cemetery in Cloverdale, Ind.
Hickey and Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on November 1, 2016