Elizabeth Louise “Betty” Burgess, age 88, of Oak Ridge, passed away Friday, August 15, at Emeritus of Oak Ridge.
She was born in Alton, Iowa, on May 31, 1926, the daughter of Victor and Clara Schneider, the oldest of five children.
After graduation from high school, Betty moved to Washington, D.C., to work for the FBI. While working there, she met George William “Bill” Burgess, and they were married in Washington, D.C., in November of 1948.
She had seven children, six grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. [Read more…]