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Burkett, Sr., and Ola Cassie ….

Burkett, Sr., and Ola Cassie Wright Burkett; and 6 siblings.

His family includes 3 children, Lori Burkett, Tim Burkett and wife Amy, all of Uvalda, and Macie Burkett Owens and husband David of Vidalia; 3 grandchildren, Morgan Burkett, Blaine Burkett and wife Emily, all of Uvalda, and Casey Owens of Vidalia; 3 great-grandchildren, Emmaline Stewart, Remi Griner, and Ellie Jo Burkett, all of Uvalda; and numerous

Mr. W.T. Burkett

Mr. Willie Texas “W.T.” Burkett, age 81, of Uvalda, died Friday, January 7, 2022, at his home after an nieces and nephews.

extended illness. As a result of family members with Covid, a private graveside service was held on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at 3:30 p.m., at Smyrna United Methodist Church Cemetery, with Pastor Steven Toole officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Community Hospice Foundation, P.O. Box 2277, Vidalia, GA Mr. Burkett was a native of Jeff Davis County, living in West Green Community in Coffee County and Alma before moving to Toombs County in 1965. He retired after 30 years as a truck driver from Piggly Wiggly Southern in Vidalia and after 10 years with Williams Brothers Trucking in Hazlehurst. He was a member of Smyrna United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lenora Chambers Burkett; 1 daughter-inlaw, Jamie Palmer Burkett; his parents, Ivey Quitman 30475.

Ronald V. Hall


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