Eva Nell Burkett

Published 11:43am Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Eva Nell Burkett

Eva Nell Burkett, 61, of Atmore, passed away Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 in Mobile.

She was born in Atmore, on March 13, 1952, to the late Levi and Treacy Walker McGhee. She attended Atmore Apostolic Church, was a member and employed by Poarch Creek Indians.

She is preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Leo McGhee and Chairman Fred Lee McGhee; four sisters, Carlie Dalrymple, Martha Wilson, Imogene Sheets and Donna White; and one great-grandchild, Brayden Jackson.

Survivors are two sons, Scott (Tammy) Jackson of Wetumpka, and Joshua (Vicky) Burkett of Atmore; two daughters, Tina Call and Teresa McLaughlin, both of Jay, Fla.; six sisters, Helen Hallman, Deloris Kelley, Velma Crocker, Eldnar (Shirley) McGhee, Myrtis (David) Kinman and Judy McGhee, all of Atmore; four grandchildren, Dalton Jackson, Douglas Bennamon, Joshua Kahne Burkett and Haylee Jackson; and two great-grandchildren, Brody Durham and Rylan Jackson.

Services were Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at 2 p.m., from the Atmore Apostolic Church with Rev. Steve Ward officiating. Interment followed in New Home Cemetery at Poarch.

Active Pallbearers were Stevie McGhee, Trent Jackson, Ryan Exum, Rodney Exum, David Allen Kinman and Arthur Mothershed. Honorary Pallbearers were Kevin McGhee, Dernick McGhee, James Roberson, Dusty Martin, Greg McGhee and Logan Boatwright.

The family received friends, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at the Atmore Apostolic Church from 6 p.m. until the service time on Monday.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc., was entrusted with all arrangements.

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