Perry Lynn Burgess

Burgess, Perry

Perry Lynn Burgess, age 56, of Jefferson went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. He was proceeded in death by his mother and father Catherine and Jimmy Stowe and his son Jeremiah Dills. Survivors include his wife Angie Burgess; his sons Jesse and Josiah; three grandchildren Reece, Tripp and Cole. Perry was called to preach in 1992. Perry and his wife, Angie, began a full time ministry in 1998. He preached in churches, jails, prisons and drug rehabilitation centers. He and his wife had a homeless ministry, Walk on Water, in Athens, GA for ten years. He also ministered to those at the Potter’s House for twelve years. He served as a chaplain for the Commerce City Police Department for 2 years. He also preached in El Salvador in the prisons and ministered in the orphanages. Perry began serving as a pastor in 2004. He was currently serving as the Pastor of Walk on Water Church in Jefferson, GA.   Memorial services will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Lighthouse  World Outreach Center, 609 Gene Bell Road, Monroe, GA, 30655. Pastor Raymond and Cindy Hardy and Dr. Robert O’Neal will be officiating. The family is accepting flowers or contributions may be given as a  love offering to the family.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

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One Response to Perry Lynn Burgess

  1. Perry loved Jesus, loved his family, and those who were down and out. A passionate, energetic man. Sad to learn of his departure. Glad to have known him. Full of Joy because we’ll see him again, soon! Rest In Peace.

    Kevin Montford
    Former Director of The Potter’s House

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