|Birth: ||Jan. 26, 1922|
|Death: ||Jul. 21, 1993|
Capital Democrat, Tishomingo, Okla. July 28, 1993
EMET - Services for Gerald Truman Burgett, 71, were held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Milburn Church of Christ with Guy Davis officiating . Interment followed in the Emet Cemetery.
The son of Elija William and Georgia Francis Cherry Burgett, Gerald was born January 26, 1922 in Alba, Texas and died July 21, 1993 in an Oklahoma City hospital. He married Mary Louise Bills in Lawton on March 5, 1942. He was a veteran of the United States Army retiring in 1963 and then moving to Emet from Keleen, Texas in 1947.
Burgett was preceded in death by two brothers, Elija and Joe Burgett and three sisters, Edity, Annella and Lois.
He is survived by his wife Mary Louise, two daughters, Bonnie Miller, Lindale, Texas and Edith Smith, Huntsville, Texas; three sisters, Marie Burgett and Tommie Dawson both of Dallas, Texas and Faye Carmody, Grand Prairie, Texas; two brothers, B.M. Burgett, Yuba City, California and Weldon Burgett, Sacramento, California; five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Danny Smith, Will Willard, Royce Willard, David Miller, Wesley O'Neal and Terry Elmore.
Services were under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.
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Elijah William Burgett (1885 - 1971)
Georgia Francis Cherry Burgett (1895 - 1963)
Mary Louise Johnson Burgett (1925 - 2000)
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