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Lowell Ollie Burkett | 1928-2018

Published Saturday, March 31, 2018
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Lowell Ollie Burkett

Lowell Ollie Burkett, 89, of Decatur, died Tuesday, March 27, 2018, in Decatur.

Graveside service was March 30 at Flat Rock Cemetery in Decatur.

Lowell was born Nov. 9, 1928, in Silverton to George W. and Ollie Bell Cryer Burkett. He married Mary July 15, 1949. He served proudly in the U.S. Air Force for 12 years. Lowell was a postal carrier in Dallas, a carrier for the Wise County Messenger and was a member of the Decatur Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and granddaughter Brandy Burkett.

Lowell is survived by his wife of 67 years; son Ronald Wayne Burkett and wife, Glenda; daughter Linda Faye Balboa and husband, Richard; son James Richard Burkett; sisters Frankie Armstrong and husband, Joe, and Georgia Floyd; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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