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Jack Earl Burkett
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Birth: Dec. 16, 1937
Geneva County
Alabama, USA
Death: Oct. 8, 2011
Geneva County
Alabama, USA


Mr. Jack Earl Burkett of Samson passed away Saturday, October 8, 2011. He was 73. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at Earlytown Church of Christ with Minister Kevin Presley officiating. Burial will follow at Earlytown Church of Christ Cemetery with Pittman Funeral Home of Samson directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, October 11, 2011 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Earlytown Church of Christ or Earlytown Cemetery Fund, 648 Cassie Road, Kinston, AL 36453. Mr. Burkett was born in Geneva County, AL on December 16, 1937 to the late Alvin Burkett and Fannie Ruth Early Burkett. He graduated from Samson High School, Class of 1956 and Troy University in 1959 where he received his B.S. and M.S. He taught at Jinks Jr. High School, Panama City, FL and Kinston High School from 1963 until his retirement. He served his church in many capacities and he served his community with loving care. He is survived by his son, Jeff Burkett of Joplin, MO; daughter, Joy Burkett of Birmingham; two grandsons, Ethan Burkett and Grant Burkett of Joplin, MO; mother of his children, Joann Hollinghead of Opp; his church family and many cousins. Pittman Funeral Home of Samson, AL (334)898-7141, is in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guest book online at

Published in Dothan Eagle on October 11, 2011
Family links: 
  Alvin Burkett (1907 - 1991)
  Fannie Burkett (1909 - 1983)
Early Town Church of Christ Cemetery
Geneva County
Alabama, USA
Created by: Don Atwell
Record added: Oct 11, 2011
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Jack Earl Burkett
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Jack Earl Burkett
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