Alice Baskin Burge
Alice Baskin Burge, 98, of Madison passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. She was born December 29, 1913 in Stone Mountain, the daughter of the late Artie Lee Freeman Baskin and James Alonzo Baskin. She was preceded in death by her husband Francis H. Burge, her daughter Rita B. Neal and her son-in-law Godfrey T. Channell.
Mrs. Burge was a long-time resident of Madison and was a devoted member of Madison Baptist Church. All who were privileged to know her were touched by her strong Christian faith and were blessed by her loving kindness and sweet spirit.
Mrs. Burge is survived by her daughter Linda B. Ivey and her husband Harry Ivey of Lake Wylie, SC; daughter Jean B. Channel of Athens; and a granddaughter Melinda M. Ragan and her husband Shane Ragan of Columbus.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31 at the Madison City Cemetery in Madison with Dr. Jim Ross officiating. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30 at A. E. Carter Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Madison Baptist Church, 328 South Main Street, Madison.
A. E. Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Printed in the January 10, 2013 edition