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Bobby June Burkett
Star-Telegram, Mar. 19, 2017
Bobby June Burkett, 84, left her earthly home for her heavenly home Thursday, March 16, 2017. Graveside service: 11 a.m. Tuesday in Greenwood Memorial Park. Aunt Bobby was born on July 15, 1932, in Locker to Lee P. Burkett and Ruby Lewis Burkett. After graduating from college, she worked for the Department of Agriculture as a nutritionist, which allowed her the opportunity to travel throughout the United States. After a long career with the government, she taught first grade for many years at Forest Hill Elementary School where she found her true passion. She never married, but her nieces and nephews were like her own children. She attended Woodmont Church of Christ. Aunt Bobby was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Jack Burkett and Don Burkett; her sister, Doye Fannin. Survivors: Nieces, Dee Zaninelli, Donna Burkett, Kathy Stroup, Judy Burkett, and Paula Brower; nephews, Darrell Fannin, Lee Burkett, and Lynn Burkett; together with numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.
Published in Star-Telegram on Mar. 19, 2017
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