Helen Burage

Published 5:00 am Monday, April 21, 2008

Services for Helen Burage, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m. Monday,April 21, at Hopewell M.B. Church with burial in the churchcemetery. Williams Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Sunday from 1 until 6 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Burage, 71, died April 17, 2008, at King’s DaughtersMedical Center. She was born on Nov. 23, 1936, to Willie Sandersand Mattie Sanders.

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She was a homemaker. She was a member of Hopewell M.B.Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, CalvinBurage; her son, Fredrick Burage; her brothers, Willie, Robert,Isaac, James and Eugene; and her sisters, Betty Faye, Janie Mae,Ruthie Lee and Lealer Mae.

Survivors are her daughters, Carolyn and husband Larry Mackbee,of Jackson, Callie and husband Robert Smith, of Brookhaven, andElizabeth and husband Bobby Jackson, of Brookhaven; her sons, RoyBurage and wife Melissa, of Little Rock, Ark., and Ferral Burageand wife Shelia, and Phillip Burage and wife Brittany, all ofBrookhaven; and her sisters, Lizzie Nell Tyler, Minnie B. Hardy,Estella Clark, and Maxine and husband L.C. Jackson, all ofBrookhaven; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.