Ellen Jeannette Singleton

January 2, 1939 - April 8, 2013
Ellen Jeannette Singleton

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Ellen ìJeannetteî Singleton, 74 of Dana, died Monday, April 8, 2013 at the Elizabeth House following a lengthy illness with dementia.

A native of Henderson County, she was the daughter of the late Ernest Carl Burgess and Minnie Lee Taylor. She is also preceded in death by three brothers, Ambers W. Burgess, Marion C. ìBeaverî Burgess, and Walter M. Burgess.

Jeannette was a loving mother, sister, grandmother, and aunt. She was known for her enjoyment of the outdoors and fishing.

She is survived by three children, Melissa Norris, Brian Singleton, and Tricia Burgess; six siblings, G. Billy McGuinn of Black Mtn, E. C. ìJuniorî Burgess and his wife Pat, Hubert L. Burgess and his wife Gail, Ronnie Burgess and his wife Nancy, Sandra B. Walker all of Hendersonville, and Neysa Gail Green and her husband Marshal of Asheville; five grandchildren, Lauren, Jessica, & Parker Norris and Ashley & Cameron Singleton.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:30 on Friday, April 12, 2013 at the home of her sister, Sandra Walker at 130 Willowbrook Road, Hendersonville, NC.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Four Seasonís Elizabeth House, 571 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731 or WNC Alzheimerís Association, 31 College Place, Suite 105A, Asheville, NC 28801.


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  • April 11, 2013
    Arthur and Brenda Whiteside says:
    Dear Burgess family, We are sorry for your loss. Arthur and Brenda

  • April 12, 2013
    Kathy Burgess Kanupp says:
    Tricia, Brian and Melissa, I am very sorry for your loss. Mom also wanted to let you know she is thinking about you guys. Have spent the last few days remembering our younger years with Jeanette, have some awesome memories

  • April 18, 2013
    Tonia says:
    My sincere condolences to the Singleton Family. May you take comfort in the bible promise to see an end to 'pain, suffering and even death.' (Revelation 21:4) This is a sure guarantee from our Heavenly Father Jehovah and I hope you find this promise very comforting at this difficult time. For more information on the hope for those we have lost in death go to jw.org.