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In Memory of

Joann Burgess

March 15, 1931 - June 18, 2017

Obituary


DEQUINCY - Joann Soileau Burgess, age 86, resident of DeQuincy went to be with her Lord and Savior on June 18, 2017. She passed away peacefully at a local care center in Sulphur. She was born in Oakdale on March 15, 1931. Joann was a loving and caring mother, grandmother, and a dear friend to many. She loved to play Dominoes and cards. Some of her favorite games were Mexican Train, Skip-bo, and Canasta. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Those left behind to cherish her memory are son, John...

DEQUINCY - Joann Soileau Burgess, age 86, resident of DeQuincy went to be with her Lord and Savior on June 18, 2017. She passed away peacefully at a local care center in Sulphur. She was born in Oakdale on March 15, 1931. Joann was a loving and caring mother, grandmother, and a dear friend to many. She loved to play Dominoes and cards. Some of her favorite games were Mexican Train, Skip-bo, and Canasta. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Those left behind to cherish her memory are son, John Burgess and wife, Wanda of Canada; son, Mike "Squeaky" Burgess and Shelia Phillips of DeQuincy; daughter, Carla Yellott and husband , George of Oretta; daughter, Barbara Burgess of DeQuincy; six grandchildren, Janelle, Scott, Louis, Joseph, Michael, and Clifton; niece, Vicki Raven; a nephew, Buddy Soileau; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father, Joseph Earl Soileau, mother, Beulah Pearson Soileau and husband, Scratch Burgess, and brother, Buck Soileau.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Hixson-Snider Funeral Home in DeQuincy. Reverend Eddie Hoosier will officiate. Burial will follow in the Masonic Cemetery in DeQuincy. Visitation will be held from noon until service time on Tuesday at the funeral home. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com