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Lurena D. Burger

May 28, 1929 — November 4, 2017

Lurena D. Burger, age 88 of Benton, passed away on Saturday evening November 4, 2017 at her home surrounded by family and friends.  Born in Knoxville, TN on May 28, 1929, she was the daughter of the late James W. and Nina Tilley Dale and spent the majority of her life in Polk County and was of the Baptist Faith. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, and spending time with her family. Especially her grandkids and great grandkids.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey A. Burger; and a daughter, Alice F. Phillips.

She is survived by her husband, Dennis Burger; ten children and spouses, Junior and Judy Burger of Benton, Kenneth and Betty Burger of Benton, Ray and Jenny Burger of Charleston, Bobby and Julie Burger of Benton, Anthony Burger of Benton Billy Burger of Benton, June and Danny Hicks of Cleveland, Jan and Sam Rayburn of Charleston, Carol and Brad Waters of Benton, and Tammy Burger of Etowah. Twenty-six grandchildren, forty-six great-grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews and other extended family also survive. 

Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 6, 2017 at Higgins Funeral Home with the Brother Samuel Burger, Brother Anthony Wynn, and Brother David Qualls officiating.  Family and friends will assemble at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Zion Hill Cemetery for the committal service. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 6, 2017 at the funeral home prior to the service.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Burger family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, November 6, 2017

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Interment

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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