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Melissa Burgett

July 11, 1958 — November 3, 2019

Born in Gallatin, TN on July 11, 1958 Departed on November 3, 2019 and resided in Gallatin, TN Visitation: Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation CenterFriday November 8, 2019 4:00pm to 8:00pmVisitation: Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation CenterSaturday November 9, 2019 10:00am to 11:00amCelebration of Life: Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation CenterSaturday November 9, 2019 11:00amInterment: Crestview Memory Gardens
Mrs. Melissa Ann Downs Burgett

Born in Gallatin, TN on July 11, 1958

Departed on November 3, 2019 and resided in Gallatin, TN

Visitation: Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation Center Friday November 8, 2019 4:00pm to 8:00pmVisitation: Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation Center Saturday November 9, 2019 10:00am to 11:00amCelebration of Life: Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation Center Saturday November 9, 2019 11:00amInterment: Crestview Memory Gardens

Mrs. Melissa Ann Downs Burgett age 61, of Gallatin, Tennessee passed away Sunday November 3, 2019.

Melissa was born July 11, 1958, in Gallatin, Tennessee to Mildred Louise Sanders Knight and the late Kenneth Knight.

In addition to her father Melissa was also preceded in death by her brother Eugene Knight.

Surviving are her devoted husband of 26 years Stephen W. Burgett. Son Dr. John Downs (Jacqueline), granddaughter Brigid Downs.

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted Saturday November 09, 2019, at 11 am, from the chapel of the Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Interment will follow in the Crestview Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends Friday November 08, from 4 pm until 8 pm, and on Saturday from 10 am until the hour of the service.

Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center, located at 584 Nashville Pike in Gallatin, TN, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be submitted at alexandergallatin.com. (615) 502-0011 Obit Line (615) 502-0555

3 Comments Joe and Cindy Maloney November 8, 2019 at 4:43 am - Reply

Our condolences to Steve Burgett and to the families of Melissa. Our thoughts and comforting prayers to all.
Melissa will be missed. So sorry for your loss.

Audra Perkins November 8, 2019 at 8:33 pm - Reply

Love and prayers to Steve Burgett and Melissa’s family. Praying for peace and comfort for you all. Melissa will be missed dearly, she was like a member of our family.
We love you and will miss you so much.

Emily Townes November 24, 2019 at 8:10 pm - Reply

I am so sorry. I just found out. My love and prayers to Steve and family.

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