Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in the chapel of Kilgore-Green Funeral Home in Jasper. Burial will follow at Bennett Cemetery. Marty Overton and Ernest McKinnon will officiate. Visitation was Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, from 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
She is survived by her daughters, Jewel Snow and her husband, Cecil “Pudgy”, Geraldean Connell, Gloria Jean Estes and her husband, Jerry, Jettie Alexander and her husband, Hollis, and Kathy Kelley and her husband, Earl; daughters-in-law, Shirley Burgett and Sharon Kaye Burgett; 19 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Orby Bennett (Shirley) and Arnold Bennett; sisters, Pearl West, LaJoye Tubbs, Anne Frye (J.W.), and Ruth Walker (Odean); a large host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends; and the congregation of New Hope Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter “James” Burgett; sons, Emmett James “E.J.” Burgett and Jimmy Ray Burgett; sons-in-law, James David Connell Sr. and Johnny Lee Wilson; great-grandson, James David “J.D.” Connell III; parents, Emmett and Annie Bennett; brothers, Edward Bennett and George Hewitt Bennett; sisters, Dovie Ashby, Lillian Pulliam, Ruby Lee Pulliam, and Eunice Beck.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons and great-grandsons.
Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-9503