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The names of direct descendants of Henry Burkett & Mary 'Polly' Epley Burkett are set in bold face type.

 

               Family News Archives               

2015

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12/10/15

We learn of the passing of James William "Bill" Huckaby on October 28, 2015 in Lodi, California.  Bill, who had just celebrated his 93rd birthday a month earlier, was the son of George W. Huckaby and Jessie Elizabeth Wilson.  He leaves his wife, his children and their families and his sisters and their families to mourn his passing.  We  pass along our condolences to his family.     More ....

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8/20/15

We learn of the passing of Howard Milton Schmalz on July 27, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Howard was the husband of Lydia Jo Huggins and the son-in-law of Mary  Evelyn Cummins Huggins (see below).  He leaves a wife and son to mourn his passing.  We  pass along our condolences to his family.     More ....

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8/20/15

We learn of the passing of Mary Evelyn Cummins Huggins on Jun 6 , 2015 in Covington, Louisiana.  Evelyn, as she was known, was the widow of Herbert "Sid" Huggins.  She leaves a son and two daughter and their children to mourn her passing.  We  pass along our condolences to her family.     More ....

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8/13/15

We learn of the passing of Joan Wynne Perryman on July 17, 2015 while on vacation in the Caribbean country of Bonaire.  Joan was the daughter of Robert Bruce Perryman and Betty Jean Featheringill .  She leaves a son and a daughter plus grandchildren to mourn her passing.  We  pass along our condolences to his family.     More ....

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8/13/15

We learn of the passing of Vernon Benjamin Burkett on March 16, 2015 in Kansas City, Kansas.  Ben as he was known, was the son of Herbert Neil Burkett and Betty Ann Speiser.  Ben leaves his sister, Brenda Wolcheski and several cousins to mourn his passing.  We  pass along our condolences to his family.     More ....

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8/10/15

We learn of the passing of Mary Lucille Poindexter on January 10, 2015 in Fresno, California.  Mary, the daughter of Ewel Oscar Kirby and Cortez Burkett was the widow of J.B. Kirby who died in 1994.  Julia leaves two daughters, one son plus grandchildren to mourn her passing.  We  pass along our condolences to her family.  

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8/02/15

We learn of the passing of Julia Nadine Johnston on May 11, 2015 in Menifee, California.  Julia, the daughter of Frederick Milbradt and Maggie Gabler was the widow of Eldin George Johnston who died in 1988.  Julia leaves two sons plus grandchildren to mourn her passing.  We  pass along our condolences to her family.   More ....

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7/28/15

We learn of the passing of Jeffery Glynn Blackstone on June 6, 2015 in Big Sandy, Texas.  Jeff the husband of Letitia Michelle Stephens, and father of four children, was born on September 3, 1975.  We  pass along our condolences to his family.   More ....

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6/03/15

We learn of the passing of Frances V. Langston-Hancock on September 23, 2014 in Tucson, Arizona.  Frances, the widow of Wayne Anthony Hancock and the mother of Blake L. Hancock, was born on November 30, 1962.  We  pass along our condolences to her family.   More ....

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5/23/15

We learn of the passing of Wayne Anthony Hancock, Jr. on September 5, 2014 in Camp Verde, Arizona.  Wayne, the son of Wayne Anthony Hancock and Gloria Echeveste was born on July 15, 1960, in Santa Ana, California.  We  pass along our condolences to his family.   More ....

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5/22/15

We learn of the passing of Merry Lynn "Lynn" Rhodes on February 15, 2015 in Cornville, Arizona.  Lynn, the wife of the late Thomas Pierce Rhodes, was the daughter of John Andrew Tissaw and Nina Belle Conder.  She was born on August 24, 1927 in in Cottonwood (formerly known as Clemenseau), Arizona..  We  pass along our condolences to her brother, her children and their families.   More ....

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5/18/15

We learn of the passing of Paul Harold Horton, on March 27, 2015 in Hollis, Oklahoma.  Paul the son of Joseph Jones Horton and Viva Zola Storhoff, born on October 26 1927, in Friona, Texas.  We  pass along our condolences to his wife, Sammy, and his family.   More ....

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5/09/15

We learn of the passing of William Dale Majors, the son of Herbert Lee Majors and Jessie Saldana, on April 19, 2015 in Huntsville, Alabama.  William was born on January 3, 1950, in Cook County, Illinois.  We  pass along our condolences to his family.   More ....

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4/28/15

Today, we belatedly learn of the passing of two members of our extended Burkett Family.   

        

On February 2, 2014, Michael Allen Wood, the son of Gladys Owen Quesenbury and Marion Allen Wood, passed away in Amarillo, Texas.  He was born on August 1, 1955 in Guymon, Oklahoma.  He leaves children and grandchildren.

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On February 1, 2015, Gladys Owen Quesenbury Wood, Michael's mother, passed away in Amarillo, Texas.  Gladys, the wife of Marion Allen Wood, was born on March 15, 1930, in Noreen, Wilson Co., Tennessee.  We  pass along our condolences to the families of both Michael and of Gladys.   

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4/23/15

We learn of the passing of Wanda Ann Miller Jones on January 26, 2015 in Woodbury, Tennessee.  Wanda, the wife of Valton Larry Jones was born on July 18, 1947, in Woodbury, Tennessee, to Laura Ula Underhill and Odis P. Miller.  We  pass along our condolences to her family.   More ....

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4/18/15

We belatedly learn of the passing of Beverly Louise Young Carroll, on September 18, 2014 in Amarillo, Texas.  Beverly was born on December 9, 1949, in Amarillo, Texas, to Ira Joseph Young and Mary Louise Gillenwater.  We  pass along our condolences to her family.   

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4/11/15

We learn of the passing of Gloria Viola Pearman Pruitt, wife of James William Pruitt on March 7, 2015 in Etowah Co., Alabama.  Gloria was born on March 22, 1928, in Etowah Co., Alabama.  She was buried in Crestwood Memorial Cemetery in East Gadsden, Alabama.  We  pass along our condolences to her family.    More ....

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4/06/15

Anna Beraud Baker lets us know that her grandfather, Joe Watkins Burkett, husband of Lillian Lorene Dabney Burkett, passed away on January 23, 2015, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Joe was born on July 8, 1920 in Trent, Texas.  His remains were cremated with plans for scattering at some point in the future.  We  pass along our condolences to his family.

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4/03/15

We belatedly learn of the passing of Crystal Sue Richards Hansen.   Crystal passed away on August 8, 2014, in Idaho Falls, Idaho.  She was born on October 12 1963, in Albuquerque, New Mexico and was married to Kerry Gordon Hansen.  Crystal was an active contributor to this web site, proudly sending information about her family.  We will miss her and  pass along our condolences to her family.     More....

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3/26/15

Five University of Georgia gymnasts - second most of any team in the conference - earned 2015 SEC honors as the league's annual gymnastics awards were announced Thursday

Mary Beth Box, Gigi Marino, Rachel Schick and Brittany Rogers were named to the All-SEC Team, while Natalie Vasculik and Marino were named to the all-Freshman Team.     More....

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1/15/15

Oliver Webb sends the following news update today:  Re: Frank Stephens Funeral.

Visitation will be 5 - 8 PM Saturday at Berryhill  Funeral Home.   Funeral Service will be at 2 PM Sunday at the East Huntsville Church of Christ followed by interment in Maple Hill Cemetery.   More....

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1/14/15

Oliver Webb sends the following news today:  Frank Stephens, husband of Betty Jo Burkett, died in Huntsville this morning.  No plans yet for a funeral.  Will keep you posted.     We pass along our condolences to the family. 

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