Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. today, Dec. 1, 2012, at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home in Jasper. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at the Chapel of Kilgore-Green. Burial will follow at Bennett Cemetery. Marty Overton and Ernest McKinnon will officiate.
She is survived by her daughters, Jewel Snow and husband, “Pudgy”, Geraldean Connell, Gloria Jean Estes and husband, Jerry, Jettie Alexander and husband, Hollis, and Kathy Kelley and 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); and a large host of nieces, nephews, family, 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 Bennie; brothers, Edward Bennett and George Hewitt Bennett; and 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