Martha Christine Bevis Burgess


Martha Christine Bevis Burgess, 94, of Marianna, Florida passed away on Thursday, March 18, 2021.  She was born in Chattahoochee, Florida on February 7, 1927 to Windfield Bevis and Clara Cox Bevis.   Christine was a devoted church member of Eastside Baptist Church in Marianna, Florida and served as secretary of the church for a period of time.  She also volunteered on the Disaster Relief Team for the Chipola Baptist Association for many years.  Christine always enjoyed a great fishing trip adventure with her late husband Charles.  She had a passion for sewing and made many of her own clothes.  Christine loved her precious family and getting to spend time with them. She will be missed by her family and many friends. 

Christine is survived by her son, Charles Reggie Burgess and his wife Melissa Nelson; three grandchildren, Charles R. Burgess II, Christopher Lee Burgess and Shannon Marie Burgess; several great grandchildren as well as many other extended family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Charles J. Burgess.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Eastside Baptist Church in Marianna, Florida beginning at 10:00 AM CST on Thursday, March 25, 2021 with Dr. Shawn Buice officiating and McAlpin Funeral Home directing. A private interment will follow at the Tallahassee National Cemetery in Tallahassee, Florida.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

501 St Jude Place

Memphis, TN  38105


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