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Melissa Burgess

ROCK HILL -- Miss Melissa Gail Burgess, 21 of 630 S. Garrison Rd., died Saturday, July 14, 2007, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m., Wednesday at Whitesell Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jimmy Napier officiating.

A native of Rock Hill, Miss Burgess was a daughter of Patricia Ann Burgess and David W. Burgess. She was a graduate of Rock Hill High School and a member of Eastside Baptist Church.

Surviving are three brothers, David Matthew Burgess of Rock Hill, David Sykes and Jeffery Sykes both of McConnells; her grandparents, Margie Campbell of Columbia, Jerry Campbell of Tennessee and Gail Burgess of Rock Hill. She was preceded in death by her grandfather Jerry Burgess.

The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home and other times at 354 Chestnut St., Rock Hill.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Melissa Burgess Memorial Fund, 13936 McGloughlin Way Ct., Charlotte, NC 28273.