Mrs. Bobbie Pritchett Burgess, 72, of Ellijay died Wednesday, April 5, 2017.

Mrs. Burgess was born July 21, 1945, in Woodstock to the late Dallas and Wilma Pritchett. She was a member of the Agape Church in St. Marys and Cartecay Methodist Church in Ellijay. Mrs. Burgess was a college graduate from Reinhardt College and worked as a certified public accountant in tax services. She was also a prominent local business owner.

She is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Ann Burton; brother, Donnie Pritchett; and sons, Eric and Tim.

Survivors include her husband, Ed Burgess of the home; son and daughter-in-law, Andy and Alicia Macaulay of Cartersville; stepchildren, Hugh Burgess of Ellijay, Daniel and Gwen Burgess of Ellijay and Andrea and Charles Shoemaker of Jasper; sisters, Sue and Edwin Caylor of Dalton and Joan King of St. Stevens, S.C.; grandchildren, Madison Macaulay, Kyle Macaulay, Cameron Macaulay, Nicholas Macaulay, Savannah Campioni, Taylor Rudy, Drew Burgess, Austin Burgess, Derik Mullinax, Miranda Mullinax, Courtney Esposito, Brooke Burgess, Christopher Shoemaker and Christina Shoemaker-Ellis; and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 9, at the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Rev. Roger Burgess officiating. Interment will follow in the Cartecay Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at the funeral home.

Bernhardt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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