Mary Elease Hill Burgess, 89, of Florence, passed away March 10, 2020, with her family by her side, at El Reposo Nursing Facility. Mary was a homemaker and member of Greenhill United Methodist Church and a member of the Eastern Star. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, and great grandmother who valued her faith, family and friends. Mary served as a Trustee and Treasurer of the Tabernacle Church and Cemetery. She was always involved and supported her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren in school and community events. Visitation will be Thursday, March 12, from 5:00-8:00pm at Greenhill Funeral Home. The funeral service will be Friday at 1:00pm in the chapel of Greenhill Funeral Home with Charles Simmons and Isaac Brown officiating. Burial will be in Tabernacle Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Brett Robbins, Jon Burgess, Colt Burgess, Bryant Burgess, Nick Thigpen, Jake Burgess, Chuck Burgess, and Isaac Brown. Survivors include: Sons: Greg Burgess (Nita) – Florence Charles Burgess, Jr. – Florence Joey Burgess (Selina) – Florence Jeff Burgess (Sherri) – Lexington Daughters: Gail McMurray (Fran) – Florence Mary Carter (Lee) – Killen Brother-in-law: Martin Holloway Grandchildren: Brett Robbins (Christy) Jon Burgess (Nicole) Chuck Burgess (Tia) Emily Thigpen (Nick) Clint Burgess (Savannah) Bryant Burgess (Allyson) Lacey Ghrigsby (Evan) Caroline Brown (Isaac) Kayla Michael (Ryan) Colt Burgess (Jessica) Great Grandchildren: Taylor, Jake (Charlyn), Natalie, Ruth Ann, Carter, Andy, Neely, Dawson, Hudson, Hampton, Vivian Claire, Liam, & Liza Preceded in death by: Parents: Noah Lee Hill, Sr., and Mary Lou Canerday Hill Husband: Charles L. Burgess, Sr. Brothers: Noah Hill, Jr. Reed Hill Conrad Hill Howard Hill Sisters: Ila Quillen Marcelle Holloway Son: James Burgess Grandson: Matthew Robbins The family would like to express their gratitude to El Reposo Nursing Facility for their love, compassionate care, and friendship shown to Mary. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Tabernacle Cemetery Trust and El Reposo Nursing Facility.