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Originally published: 2012-07-12 10:28:47
Last modified: 2012-07-12 10:28:47

Barbara O’Conner Burgins

Barbara Christine O’Conner Burgins, 87 of 1304 McLees Road, Anderson, S.C., passed away on Friday, July 6, 2012, at Cottingham Hospice House.

Born in Boston, Mass., Burgins was the daughter of the late Frank O’Conner and the late Elanor Wiley O’Conner. Burgins was the wife of the late Robert S. Burgins Jr. Burgins enjoyed traveling, reading and playing tennis.

Those left to cherish Burgins memories are her son, Scott Burgins and his wife, Andrea, of Bloomington, Ind.; four daughters, Joan Burgins of Atlanta, Ga., Kara Jamry of Asheville, Shelley Burgins of Pendleton, S.C., and Lynne Hafer and her husband, Mark, of Simpsonville, S.C.; three grandchildren, Hannah Murray, Dalton Hafer and Jesse Hafer.

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Burgins will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, July 14, 2012, at the Peace Congregational Church in Clemson, S.C.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 3535 Pelham Road, Greenville, S.C. 29615.

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The McDougald Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Anderson, S.C., is serving the Burgins family.

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