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Mr. Donald Lewis Burkett, 89, of New Hebron, Mississippi passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at his residence.  He is the son of the late Frank and Lattain Burkett.  He was a member of Powell's Ministry where he served as Head Deacon. 

He retired from John Mansville Company as a forklift driver and served in the United States Army.  He loved reading, building projects and fellowship with family and friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Powell's Ministry at 3pm.  Interment will be in Lucas Cemetery, Silver Creek, MS.

He is survived by: wife, Alice Burkett of New Hebron, MS; sons, Don Burkett and Efrin Burkett both of New Orleans, LA; James Burkett of Pinola, MS and Gary Burkett of Detroit, MI; brother, Bobby Burkett of Pinola, MS and sister, Maxie Smith of New Orleans, LA.

Visitation will be Friday, July 19, 2019 at Johnson Funeral Home, 1-7pm and Saturday at the church, 2-3pm. 

Donald L. Burkett
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  • Tuesday, July 16, 2019
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
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  • Tuesday, July 23, 2019
    RIH My Uncle
    ~ Jerry Anderson (Greg)   SNELLVILLE
  • Tuesday, July 23, 2019
    To the family I am sorry for your loss. John 14: 1 says "Do not let your hearts be troubled, exercise faith in God, exercise faith in me". That faith can be in Jesus promise of the resurrection. Acts 24: 15 assures us, there is going to be a resurrection.
    ~ RH