|Birth: ||Dec. 28, 1946|
|Death: ||Sep. 28, 2009|
VAIDEN -- Services for Jo Ann Sanders Burkhead of Vaiden will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Vaiden Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.
Mrs. Burkhead, 62, died of complications from leukemia and lymphoma Monday, Sept. 28, 2009, at her home.
She was a retired educator from Vaiden High School and J.Z. George High School. She served as an adult Sunday School teacher, deaconess, secretary and youth leader at Vaiden Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.
Mrs. Burkhead is survived by her husband, Willie H. Burkhead of Vaiden, two daughters, Amy Burkhead and Ivy Burkhead, both of Canton; her father and step-mother, Lemon Cunningham and Elizabeth Cunningham of Vaiden; nine sisters, Sandra L. Brantley of Kosciusko, Brenda Gilbert of Rockville, Md., Kathy Cunningham of Chicago, Madalyn Porter of Country Club Hills, Ill., Stephanie Vincent of Vaiden, Janice L. Moore of Crowley, Texas, Genice L. Ramsey of Burleson, Texas, Cindy Cunningham of Chicago and Angie Lockhart of Montgomery Village, Md.; and two brothers, Reginald Cunningham of Bartlett, Tenn. and Dirk Porter of Chicago.
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday at Roberts and Sons Mortuary.
The Rev. Eric Nelson will officiate at the services.
Burial will be in Vaiden Community Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 408 Fontaine Place, Suite 104, Ridgeland, MS 39157.
Willie Herbert Burkhead (1944 - ____)
May The Work I've Done Speak For Me
Vaiden Community Cemetery
Created by: Ron Collins
Record added: Sep 29, 2009
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