The "New" Burkett Family Web Site

"By and For the Descendants of Henry Burkett & Mary 'Polly' Epley Burkett"

This space is provided for any and all Burkett Family Members.

News Items, Birth Announcements, Engagement and Wedding Announcements, and Obituaries may be reviewed by one or more of the  following before posting:

Marvin Oliver Webb, Family Historian ,

Bill Huckaby Website Manager 

Items may remain posted for up to one year or as space allows.  The names of direct descendants of Henry Burkett & Mary 'Polly' Epley Burkett are set in bold face type.


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Received word from George Bouquet, regarding the passing of three members of our Burkett Family; Clifton Eugene Swinney who died on  14 Nov 2016, his wife, Ila Mae Word Swinney, who passed on 4 Mar 2016, and Richard Wayne Swinney who passed on 10 Feb 1998. 
An update from George.  He also tells of the passing of Verna Bess Burkett Collins on 8 Nov 2016.

We  pass along our condolences to the Swinney and the Collins families.   



Today I chatted with Marvin Oliver Webb, our Family Historian.  He is now at home recovering from minor injuries suffered in an automobile accident late last week.  He says he has felt better, no bones broken but has a lot of bruising.  It would be well if we all could send him a get well card while he recovers from his injuries.  



Sharon Fleming shares the news of the passing of two members of her family; her husband Kay Miller Fleming and her son-in-law, J.C. Farmer. Jr.   


On May 11 2016, Kay Miller Fleming, the son of Kermit Fleming  and Elizabeth Lee "Betty" Miller, passed away in Athens, Texas.  He was born on January 25, 1939 in Commerce Texas. 

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On July 30, 2015, J.C. Farmer, Jr., the husband of Shauna Kay Fleming, passed away in Dallas, Texas.  J.C., Jr., the son of J.C. Farmer and Emma Sue Brewer, was born on December 9, 1964.

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We  pass along our condolences to the families of Kay and of J.C.   



We learn of the passing of Melvin Kent Etter on April 21, 1916 in Spokane Valley, Washington.  Melvin was the son of Thelda Mae Burkett and Carl Edward Etter.  We  pass along our condolences to his three daughters and their families.     More ....



We learn of the passing of Doye Lorena Fannin on June 10, 2015 in Marble Falls, Texas.  Doye, age 90, was the daughter of Lee  Pyeatt Burkett and Ruby Pearl Lewis and wife of Robert Wilson Fannin.  We  pass along our condolences to her family.     More ....


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