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Heather Burgess

August 11, 1986 ~ March 11, 2017 (age 30)

       Heather Burgess, age 30 a resident of Redkey passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017 at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.  She was a graduate of Stratford University where she earned her degree as a Certified Nursing Assistant. 

       Heather was born August 11, 1986 in Hartford City, Indiana the daughter of Richard and Pamela (Geesaman) McEwen.  She was married August 13, 2016 to Dean Lucas Burgess.

Survivors Include:

Her beloved husband- Dean Lucas Burgess, Redkey, Indiana

Her Mother- Pamela McEwen, Redkey, Indiana

Grandmother- Jaynelle Lee, Portland, Indiana

2 Brothers- Richard Shannon McEwen (wife- Ginger), Dunkirk, Indiana

                    Brad McEwen (wife-Angela), Geneva, Indiana

Brother in law- Josh Spoltman, Bryant, Indiana

Sister in law- Amanda Robinson, Bryant, Indiana

1 Aunt- Marlene Murphy, Portland, Indiana

4 Uncles- Larry Geesaman, Dunkirk, Indiana, Larry Cline, Dunkirk, Indiana, Keith Cline, Pennville, Indiana, and Jerry Lee.

Cindy Sutton, Portland, Indiana

5 Nieces and 5 Nephews


      Visitation will be held from 5-8pm Tuesday in the Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home in Portland.

       Funeral services will be held at 11:00am  Wednesday in the Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home in Portland.  Pastor Steve Rogers will officiate the services and burial will follow in the IOOF Twin Hill Cemetery in Pennville.

Memorials may be directed to the Jay County Humane Society or Jay County Special Olympics

Online condolences may be sent to



 Service Information

March 14, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Williamson, Spencer & Penrod Funeral Homes
Portland, IN

Funeral Service
March 15, 2017

11:00 AM
Williamson, Spencer & Penrod Funeral Homes
Portland, IN

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