Jolene K. Burgess, age 71, of Science Hill, Kentucky, passed from this life on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at her home.

She was born on August 20, 1947 in the Ruth Community in Pulaski Co., the daughter of the late William Beckman and Jessie Mae Smiley Rose.

Jolene had worked for Intrepid Home Health Care as a Nurse’s Aide and Caregiver. She enjoyed quilting, embroidery, cooking, baking cakes, and reading her Bible daily. She was a member of Seven Oaks Baptist Church and was a former member of Science Hill Garden Club. Jolene will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her parents; William and Jessie Rose, son; David Kendall Burgess, brothers; Frank Rose, Roy Rose, Harold Rose, Don Rose, Clifford Rose and Bro. Wayne Rose, and sisters; Mildred Vaughn and Helen VanHook.

She is survived by her husband of forty-nine years; William Kendall Burgess, son; William Daniel (and Mischa) Burgess of Nancy, daughters; Victoria Lynn Burgess and Amanda Lee Burgess, both of San Diego, California, brother; Bro. Marvin (and Margie) Rose of Lower Line Creek, sisters; Lottie Mae Burton and Dorothy Faye Rose, both of Science Hill, grandchildren; Kelsey Kaie Burgess, David Chance Burgess, Shelby Lynn Burgess, Jeremy Allen Burgess and Artie Brandon Burgess, and a great-grandchild; Liam Burgess. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Visitation will be at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 13, 2018 in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Funeral Service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 14, 2018 in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. David Pendley and Bro. Marvin Rose officiating.

Interment will be in Science Hill Cemetery.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Jolene K. Burgess.