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Obituary: Nancy Joanne Burgett, Greenwood

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Nancy Joanne Burgett

Nancy Joanne Burgett, 80, passed away Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. She was a resident of Greenwood.

She was born Nov. 27, 1933, in Greenwood, to the late Hubert Dale and Gladys (Lawrence) Burgett.

Survivors include her nieces and nephews, whom she loved dearly, Donna Marden, Jack (Heidi) Burgett, Veronica (Jim) Rosenau, Dale (Thelma) Burgett, Scott (Sally) Plummer and Christy (Vance) Gibson; great-nieces and great-nephews, Valerie (Gary) Smith, Vanna (Brett) O’Neil, Leonore, D.J. and Casey Burgett, Bret and Gabby Burgett, Larry Weaver, Kris, Kyle and Kassie Weaver, Ryan Rosenau, and Kyle and Ryleigh Plummer; and great-great-nieces, Madison and Reaghan Smith and Peyton Burgett.

She was preceded in death by her brother, H. Dale Burgett, and her sister, Delores (James) Plummer.

Joanne was a proud graduate of the Indiana School for the Blind and Indianapolis Business School.

She was a lifelong member of Rocklane Christian Church.

Joanne was a medical stenographer for St. Vincent Hospital for 40 years, retiring in 1996.

She enjoyed traveling the world, having visited more than 30 countries, meeting lifelong friends. Her favorite place was Hawaii.

A service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Greenwood Chapel, 481 W. Main St. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Joanne will be laid to rest at Greenwood Cemetery. Following the services, there will be a celebration gathering at Rocklane Christian Church.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St. Vincent, 8402 Harcourt Road, Suite 210, Indianapolis, IN 46260.

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