|Death: ||May 17, 2005|
Joseph M Burkett
The Ledger, Polk County, Florida
Published Thursday, May 19, 2005
JOSEPH BURKETT, 90
LAKE WALES -- Mr. Joseph Mortimer Burkett of Lake Wales died of heart failure Tuesday (May 17, 2005) at Lake Wales Medical Center. He was 90.
Born May 12, 1915, in Defuniak Springs, he came here from Defuniak Springs in 1936. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Navy. He was a self-employed painter.
Mr. Burkett was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Louise Burkett. He is survived by his daughters, Joelyn Breen, Lake Wales, and Margaret Burkett, Atlanta; sons, Pat Burkett, Deerfield Beach, and Sam Burkett of Lake Alfred; sister, Anna Metz Bonneman, Lake Wales; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lake Wales Cemetery.
Marion Nelson Funeral Home.
Lake Wales Cemetery
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