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Virginia K "Jenny " Burgess

June 29, 1945 - November 4, 2017

Muncie – Virginia K. “Jenny” Burgess, 72, passed away on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Morrison Woods.

She was born in Muncie on June 29, 1945, the daughter of Eldon and Phyllis (Richardson) Green. Jenny attended Muncie city schools and graduated from Muncie Central High School. Yay Rah Bearcats! She continued…READ MORE

Muncie – Virginia K. “Jenny” Burgess, 72, passed away on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Morrison Woods.

She was born in Muncie on June 29, 1945, the daughter of Eldon and Phyllis (Richardson) Green. Jenny attended Muncie city schools and graduated from Muncie Central High School. Yay Rah Bearcats! She continued her education at Ambers Beauty School.

Jenny married Jim February 16, 1964 and she worked as an award- winning hair stylist for 36 years in the salons they owned and operated together. Jim talked Jenny into buying their three salons, promising he would manage the business side if she would manage the employees. Jenny always said she got the better end of the deal because she was able to work with terrific people that she loved like sisters. Jenny was also blessed with great clients whose friendships stood the test of time long after they chose to close the salons and retire.

Jenny attended Madison Street United Methodist Church for over 50 years and missed the church when it closed. Riverside United Methodist Church became her new home and she found loving and kind people there as well.

Jenny was blessed with 2 children, son James E Burgess II (wife, Karen) and daughter Shelly Wagner along with 4 grandchildren Taylor Burgess, James Burgess III, Lauren Wagner and Conner Wagner. All of Jenny’s grandchildren were her favorite.

Along with her children and grandchildren Jenny is survived by her mother Phyllis Green; brother, Jerry Green (wife, Melinda); brother-n-laws Bob Burgess and Jerry Burgess (wife, Diane) and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Burgess; her father, Eldon Green; and her sister-in-law, Rhoda Burgess.

Services will be 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 10, 2017at Riverside United Methodist Church with Pastor John A. Young officiating. Burial will follow in Elm Ridge Cemetery.

Family and friends may call from 4:00 until 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel or one hour prior to services on at the church.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Heart Association or the Wounded Warrior project.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, November 9, 2017

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Service Information

Date: Friday, November 10, 2017


Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, November 10, 2017

Elm Ridge Cemetery

Address:

4600 W. Kilgore Avenue
Muncie, IN 47304


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