John 'Jack' Roger Lee Burgess

John “Jack” Roger Lee Burgess, 86, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019 in an Evergreen, Ala. medical facility after a brief illness.

Mr. Burgess was born Feb. 3, 1933, in St. Joseph, Mo. and former resident of Marietta, Ga. and longtime resident of Evergreen, Ala. A U.S. Army veteran, he was the owner and operator of Sierra Mattress Company and attended Heartland Church.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m., Monday, Dec. 9, at Fort Crawford Cemetery in East Brewton. Burial followed with Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Brewton directing.

Mr. Burgess is survived by two daughters, Angela (Shawn) Boutw...