Kathleen Archer Burgamy

Kathleen Archer Burgamy, age 86 of Knoxville, TN, formally of Cartersville, GA, passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2022. She was born in Sparta, GA, on January 14, 1936, to the late Harrison Archer and Carrie Mae Boyer Archer.

“Miss” Kathleen taught preschool at Tabernacle Baptist Church for twenty five years and at the Church of Christ for ten years before retiring. She earned the nickname “The Biscuit Lady” for her wonderful biscuits she baked every morning for her kids. She loved teaching every one of her children and remembered and spoke of you often in her later days.

Kathleen raised three Eagle Scouts with love and support and was always ready to sew on the hundreds of patches and badges they earned.

Kathleen is preceded in death by her husband Leon Allen Burgamy; sister, Mary Boyer; brother, Gene Archer. She is survived by her sons and daughter in laws, Michael and Joy Burgamy, of Knoxville, Greg and Robin Burgamy, of Michigan and Jay and Laura Marie Burgamy, of Oregon; grandchildren, Laura Ann, Matthew, Jennifer, Trent, and Brook; great grandson, Oliver Mitchell; and several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Thursday, August 11, 2022 in the chapel of Owen Funeral Home with Tom Bandy officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 11, 2022, from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm. 

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Tunnel to Towers (T2T.org).

Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to leave online condolences for the family. Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Dr., Cartersville, GA, 30120 is honored to serve the Burgamy family.