Sonja May Burgess
December 29, 1961 ‒ September 16, 2020
Mount Gilead, Ohio
Sonja M. Burgess, age 58, of Mount Gilead, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, surrounded by her family.
Sonja was born on December 29, 1961, in Columbus, Ohio, to Rudy R. Friece and Emily S. (Hubbard) Friece, both of whom preceded her in death. She is survived by her sons, Brandon (Laura) Carpenter of Cardington and Adam Burgess of Marengo; a brother, Ken (Deb) Friece of South Vienna; and four grandchildren, Lexi Carpenter, Wyatt Carpenter, Mila Burgess, and Emma Burgess.
Sonja loved her grandchildren and spent quality time with them. She is described by her family as a very giving person with a big heart – she always made herself available to help those who needed her. Sonja also loved the outdoors and camping.
Friends may call Tuesday, September 22, 4-6 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury, where a funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 23, at 11 a.m. Pastor John Carpenter will officiate and interment will follow in Green Mound Cemetery in Kilbourne.
Memorial contributions in Sonja’s name may be considered to the Burgess family.
DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the Burgess family. Memories or condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.