Epitath: Dearest Buford no longer can tell/How much we loved thee and how well/God love thee too, he thought it best/To take thee home to be at rest.
Son of G. & A.J. Burkett
Buford Burkett was born and died in Hattiesburg while it was still part of PERRY County, Mississippi. Incorporated in 1884, Hattiesburg did not become part of Forrest County until 1908 when it was formed from a part of Perry County.