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Ouida Burkett

Ouida Burkett, age 61, of Berrydale, Florida, passed away August 21, 2017. She was a life long resident of the Jay area. Ouida was a homemaker most of her life. She devoted her whole life to her family. She did have a few jobs to help out along the way, like at the Munson Nursery, Vanity Fair, substitute school bus driver, and working at Joan’s Cricket Farm. She loved the outoors. Most days she could be found out in her yard, planting flowers, cutting grass, or sitting under the oak tree watching the animals feed. She also loved to paint and go fishing and use to love to go fox hunting with Pops. She liked to watch Nascar, her favorite driver was Casey Kahne.
Ouida was born on January 31, 1956. She is preceeded in death by her parents, Robert (Boots) Edeker and Dorothy Fay Mound Edeker, sister, Janet Edeker Crawley, brother, Royce Edeker and brother in law, Danny Cumbie.
She is survived by her husband of forty-two years, Jack Burkett, daughters, Heather Hightower, and Angie (Brent) Jackson, and son, Wendell Burkett. Her ten grandchildren, Ali (Brenan) Dykes, Sissy Jackson (Matthew), Brandy Jackson (Colby), Madeline Ates, Laci Burkett, Blake Hightower, Emma Burkett, Peyton Hightower, Alan Jackson, and Jax Burkett. She also had one great grandchild, Jace Jackson. Brothers, Darren Edeker, Mickey Edeker (Brenda) , and Joshua Edeker. Sisters, Joyce (David) Ellis and Tracie Cumbie. Father and Mother inlaw, Buddy and Bernice Burkett, sisters inlaw, Jackie (Justin) Acree, TrishAnn Driver (Mike), brother inlaw, Greg (Kelly)Kimmins. A special friend Lynn Betterton. And numerous nieces and nephews, cousins, and extended family.
A Visitation will be held Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 2pm at the Jay Funeral Home. Funeral Services will begin at 3pm with Pastor Kevin Nelson officiating services. Burial will follow at Sullivan Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Dylan Cumbie, Jordan Jackson, Brenan Dykes, Richie Kerns, Jeremy Raught, and Joshua Edeker.

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