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Willie Mae Armor Burgess

October 12, 2018 - 00:00
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March 6, 1929- October 6, 2018

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Willie Mae Armor Burgess, 89, of Greensboro, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 at Greene Point Health Care & Rehabilitation in Union Point, GA.

A Memorial Service and celebration of her life was held on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at McCommons Chapel, 109 W. Broad Street, Greensboro with Rev. Robert Robinson officiating.

Willie Mae was a lifelong resident of Greene County, she was born on March 6, 1929 in Greensboro to the late William Combs and Beulah Melvin Smith Armor. She grew up in Greensboro and graduated from Greensboro High School. Willie Mae was a spindle and loom operator for Wellington Puritan Mills which later became Mary Leila Cotton Mill. She was a longtime member of West End Baptist Church and later Liberty United Methodist Church. Willie Mae especially enjoyed being with her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Thomas Goodwin Armor, Geraldine Brown and Jimmy Lou Christopher.

She is survived by her sons, Darren Burgess of Eatonton, GA and Lamar Burgess; brother, William G. Armor of Gray, GA; four grandchildren, Megan Limore Mize, Alexander Logan Burgess, Summer Mckenzie Burgess and Zoey Gabrielle Burgess; one great grandchild, Avalynn Michelle Burgess, other relatives and friends.

McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, 706-453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.