She was born February 28, 1924 in Birmingham, Alabama; the daughter of the late Otis Bennett and Grady (Hinshaw) Steele.
She was a member of the Huntland United Church.
Mrs. Burbage was preceded in death by son, James Michael Burbage, brothers, Bill, Jack and O.B. Steele, and grandson James Dewayne Burbage.
Surviving are husband, James K. Burbage; daughter, Melanie A. Burbage of Huntland, TN, brothers, James L. Steele of Atlanta, GA and Bob Steele of Indiana as well as several nieces and nephews.
A Funeral service will be at 1:00 PM on Thursday in the Moore-Cortner Chapel with the Rev. Chris Haynes officiating.
Interment will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens, Winchester, TN.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at the Moore-Cortner Funeral Home.
Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.