The family will receive friends today, May 21, 2014, at 5 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be graveside Thursday, May 22, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Guthrie Cemetery.
Burgett was preceded in death by his father, George W. Burgett; mother, Mary Hulsey Burgett; wife, Lois Jean Thomas Burgett; seven brothers; and one sister.
He is survived by his sons, Bobby D. Burgett of Jasper, Thomas T. Burgett of Jasper and Sherman W. Burgett of Nauvoo; brother, Clayton W. Burgett of Jasper; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper: 205-384-5571