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Audrey (Dottie) Louise Burgess

Ocean Pines– Audrey (Dottie) Louise Burgess, age 77, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 at her home.
Born in West Virginia, she was the daughter of Ruth Ball Crabtree and Clovis Crabtree. She is survived by her beloved husband of 61 years, Robert B. Burgess, and children; Blair Burgess and his wife, Cynthia, Brian Burgess, Brent Burgess and his wife, Magaly, and Melissa Burgess Palmer and her husband Darrin.
There are seven grandchildren, Bonnie, Christopher, Robert, Kelly Rose, Harrison, Maxwell and Julian, and two great-grandchildren, Diego and Sofia. Also surviving is her brother, Tracy Crabtree. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Gaynelle Crabtree and Yvonne Nitz.
Dottie will be deeply missed by all who were fortunate enough to know her. She was a wonderful wife, dedicated parent and awesome grandmother.
To her children she was both a mother and a best friend. To her husband she was a loving wife, lifelong friend and companion. She will be remembered by family and friends as fun-loving, thoughtful and generous. She made everyone who entered her home feel like family. We were lucky to have her in our lives.
A casual Celebration of Life for Dottie will be held, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 in the Ocean City area. Location TBA. Come by anytime after 2 p.m. A Moment of Reflection will be held at 4 p.m.
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