|Birth: ||Dec. 3, 1902|
|Death: ||Feb. 21, 1952|
Son of Elijah Keen Burt and Logenia Hastine (Jean) Schrimpshire Burt.
Born and raised in Clarke County, MS., moved to Laurel, Jones County, MS in the early 1920's.
He married Ada Kate Fitzgerald on
15 November 1924 in Laurel, Jones County, MS
and they remained there until 1943 when he and the family moved to Meridian, MS to work at Alden Mills.
Odis had very little formal education, having gone to
work in Stonewall, MS cotton mill at a very young age
to help support his widowed mother and siblings.
He was a very good self taught mechanic. He worked
as a "fixer", a term for mechanic, in the knitting room of Alden Mills in Meridian, MS.
He was a very kind, soft spoken man, never raising his voice or showing anger.
Elijah Keen Burt (1862 - 1906)
Logenia Hastine Schrimpshire Burt (1872 - 1940)
Ada Kate Fitzgerald Burt Ford (1909 - 1983)*
Iris Yvonne Burt (1926 - 1926)*
Adron Clarence Burt (1927 - 1965)*
Emma Lou Burt Price (1929 - ____)*
Meridian Memorial Park
Created by: Emma Lou Price
Record added: May 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37017073
Father's Day, June 16, 2013.To honor the memory of the best Daddy a daughter could ever have.|
Emma Lou Price
Added: Jun. 16, 2013
Missing you, Daddy, during this beautiful Easter season.See you again one day.|
Added: Mar. 28, 2013
Added: Jun. 12, 2009