Sharon Cecilia Burgess

October 27, 1945 - June 3, 2022

Sharon Cecilia Burgess, 76, of Winnie, died Friday, June 3, 2022. She was born October 27, 1945, to Anita and Tom Jenkins.

Sharon graduated from East Chambers and continued her education, earning a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Lamar University. She pursued her love of nursing, becoming the Director of Nursing of Winnie Community Hospital, and then serving as a Chambers County nurse until her retirement. She also served as the president of the hospital board.

As a lifelong member of St. Louis Catholic Church, Sharon was strongly rooted in her Catholic faith. Her caring spirit radiated to those around her, and her laughter was infectious. Her smile could light up a room. Through her strong faith and love of her family, she has left a lasting legacy in her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include her children, Briet Steele and wife, Diane; Holly Steele; and Cody Billeaudeau and fiancé, Jessica Fisette; grandchildren, Meagan Steele; Adam Steele; Samuel Billeaudeau; Oliver Billeaudeau; and Serena Fisette; great-grandchildren, Grayson Ross and Elliot Ross; siblings, Jeffery Jenkins and wife, Sheri; David Jenkins and wife, Carman; and Steve Jenkins and wife, Therese; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents and grandson, Danny Steele.

A gathering of Ms. Burgess’ family and friends will begin at 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 9, 2022, at St. Louis Catholic Church, 315 Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. Her interment to follow at Fairview Cemetery.


Download Program

Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie
  • 134, Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas, 77665,
  • June 8, 2022
  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie
  • 134, Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas, 77665,
  • June 8, 2022
  • 6:00 pm

Mass of Christian Burial

St. Louis Catholic Church
  • 315, W Buccaneer Dr, Winnie, TX, 77665,
  • June 9, 2022
  • 11:00 am


Fairview Cemetery
  • , , Winnie, TX, 77665,
  • June 9, 2022

Comments (12)

    Betty Gaspard Peebles says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very sad time.

    Betty Gaspard Peebles says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very sad time.

    Betty Gaspard Peebles says:

    My thought and prayers are with all of you.

    Glenda Leger says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with Sharon’s family. She is one of the kindest people I have ever known.

    MaryMargaret Kole Lytle says:

    My best wishes and prayers go out to Sharon’s family. We grew up together as cousins and had many great times and created many wonderful memories. I’ll see you again someday when we all are gathered together again, in glory!

    Dixie (Bergeron) Mullis says:

    My deepest sympathies to all of Sharon’s family and extended love ones. It seems like only yesterday that we were all young and looking forward. I loved seeing all the pictures in the video. Rest in peace, dear Sharon! We will meet again on the other side.

    Mazie East says:

    My heart goes out to all the family. So many of the friends I grew up knowing are gone and Sharon is one of them. RIP Sharon!

    Rose Cormier says:

    Beyond that Infectious Smile, one would find a True Public Servant with Genuine Kindness !!

    Debra Mcbride says:

    Heaven truly gained an angel. Rest In Peace. My condolences to family and friends

    Mary Simon says:

    Sharon and I worked at the Winnie Community Hospital for many years She was a kind and giving person, who loved taking care of patients as a nurse. She will always be remembered by all who knew her. Rest in peace my Friend. My prayers and thoughts are with all the Family.

    Joyce Benoit says:

    It broke my heart when I learned Sharon passed away! Her and I went to school together and we worked together at the Winnie hospital for many years! Sharon was one of the sweetest and kindest person on this earth! You are with your maker now my friend, may you R.I.P.

    Elizabeth Fontenot Marshall says:

    My prayers are with Sharon and her family in this time of grief. My Daddy, Warren Fontenot, grew up with Nita and all the Mcbride’s.

    Elizabeth Marshall

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