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Hepza Irene "Heppie" McColley Burkett
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Birth: Oct. 15, 1919
Shelbyville
Shelby County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 1998
Shelbyville
Shelby County
Indiana, USA

Hepza I. Burkett, 78, Shelbyville, died Sunday June 21, 1998 at Major Hospital, Shelbyville, Indiana.

Born Oct. 15, 1919, in Shelbyville, she was the daughter of Sanford and Arzora Mae (Branyan) McColley. She married John Clifford Burkett on June 30, 1973, and he died in August 1985.

Mrs. Burkett was a homemaker.

She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, American Legion Auxiliary, Shelby County Salon No. 281, Women's Relief Corps, and a former member of Shelbyville's Rebekah Lodge.

Survivors include a son, Phillip Bassett, Shelbyville; a daughter, Debbie Morgan, Texas; a brother, James McColley, Shelbyville; three sisters, Isabelle Jeffries, Goldie Hungerford and Dorothy Brooks, Shelbyville; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by seven brothers and one sister.
Mary Margaret Jeffries 1909-1974, Lawrence 1906-1906, Emil Gorden 1912-1932, Norman Kennedy (Dutch) 1913-1993, Charles Henry 1917-1918, Sanford Avery (Avery) 1926-1946, Harry Eugene (Gene) 1915-1980.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Corlis Dees II officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shelby County Cancer Association. 
 
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 Parents:
  Sanford Harvey McColley (1876 - 1959)
  Arzora Mae Branyan McColley (1885 - 1959)
 
 Spouse:
  John Clifford Burkett (1915 - 1984)
 
 Children:
  Phillip Lee Bassett (1943 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  John William McColley (1907 - 1978)*
  Mary Margaret McColley Jeffries (1909 - 1974)*
  Isabelle Gertrude McColley Jeffries (1910 - 2001)*
  Emil Gordon McColley (1912 - 1932)*
  Harry Eugene McColley (1915 - 1980)*
  Hepza Irene McColley Burkett (1919 - 1998)
  Dorothy Alice McColley Brooks (1924 - 2012)*
  James Dalton McColley (1930 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Shelbyville
Shelby County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Janet McColley Franklin
Originally Created by: Rochelle Riordan
Record added: May 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14327086
Hepza Irene Heppie <i>McColley</i> Burkett
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Hepza Irene Heppie <i>McColley</i> Burkett
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Hepza Irene Heppie <i>McColley</i> Burkett
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Dear Aunt Hep, missing you today, I miss our talks and wish we have more of them. One day we'll see each other again, Love you always,
- Janet
 Added: Nov. 10, 2012
Miss you very much Aunt Hepzie.Love your neice, Janet
- Janet McColley Franklin
 Added: Dec. 9, 2007
 
 
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