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Herbert Turner Burgess

(ROANOKE) The funeral for Herbert Turner Burgess, 74, of Roanoke will be Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022, at 2 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Bro. Mike Brewer officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday.

Mr. Burgess passed away Saturday, Sept. 18, in Franklin, Ga.

A Roanoke native, Mr. Burgess was born on May 4, 1948, the son of William Herbert and Mary Will Turner Burgess. He was Catholic by faith and retired from the U.S. Air Force. Mr. Burgess also volunteered with Rock Mills Volunteer Fire Department.

Survivors include his wife, Erlinda Flores Burgess of Roanoke; two daughters, Lisa Burgess Chaney (Marcel) of Atlanta and Valerie Burgess Sledge (Steven) of Roanoke; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and two sisters, Sherry Towler (Keith) and Marcie McCarley (Tracy), both of Roanoke. He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Scotty Burgess.

Pallbearers will be Tony Moore, Tre’ Rushton, Chris Towler, Wil Towler, Tracy McCarley and Keith Towler. Honorary pallbearers will be Keaton McCarley and Timmy Smith.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.

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