On October 29, 2009, ARELETHA A.; wife of the late William A. Burgess. She is survived by her devoted son, William L. Burgess; daughter-in-law, Patricia A. Burgess and granddaughter Taisha M. Burgess. Also sister of Ruby Williams, Isabelle Armstrong and Sidney Harris. Friends may visit the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME EAST, 1101 E. North Avenue on Thursday after 8:30 A.M., with Family Hour from 5 to 7 P.M. The family will receive friends at Zion Baptist church, 1700 N. Caroline Street on Friday at 10:30 A.M. Funeral services will follow at 11 A.M.