Funeral services for Jackie C. Burkhalter, Sr., 81, a retired farmer of Glen Allan will be at 11:00 am., Tuesday, September 27 at Lake Washington Baptist Church. He died Saturday, September 24 in Jackson. Burial will be in County Line Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
Born August 31, 1935 in Anguilla, MS he was the son of Hansel E. and Sally Yawn Burkhalter. Jackie was educated in the Glen Allen School System, and served in the U.S.Army, and the Mississippi National Guard. In retirement, he enjoyed growing large gardens, and visiting with friends. He was a member of the Lake Washington First Baptist church for 65 years.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Lela Briggs Burkhalter; a son, Jack Burkhalter, Jr. of Glen Allen; a daughter, Michele (Brack) Everitt of Greenville. Six sisters; Doris Nicholas of Hattiesburg; Nira Jennings of Indianola; Katie Sims of Grace; Patsy (Ed) Harris of Grace; Bobbie (Wix) Crawford of Holly Bluff; Billie Marshall of Vicksburg and by a host of nieces and nephews whom he loved. He was preceded in death by his sister Mary Ann (Herbert) Brooks of Vicksburg.
Memorials can be made to Lake Washington First Baptist Church, or the charity of your choice.