Nina Rose Burgess age 74 of Smithville, passed away Sunday night, February 25 at her residence. She was born in McMinnville, TN on April 30, 1943. She was preceded in death by her mother, Agnes Powers, 1 daughter, Monica Lynn Burgess and 2 brothers, Jerry and James Raymond. Mrs. Nina was a member of the Lighthouse Baptist Church and a nurse. She is survived by her husband, Harlen Burgess of Smithville; 2 sons, Richard (Gracie) Burgess of Lebanon and Michael Burgess of Smithville; 4 grandchildren, Josh (Tristian) Burgess, Jason (Holly) Burgess, Amber (Sean) Doss and Bryan (Katelyn) Burgess; 5 great-grandchildren also survive. The family has chosen a direct cremation. A Graveside Memorial Service will be held 3:PM Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Gath Cemetery with Bro. Hershel Short officiating. Visitation will be Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 9:AM until 2:PM at which time we will leave to go to Gath Cemetery for the graveside memorial service. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.