Graveside services for Lela Frances Briggs Burkhalter, 80, of Glen Allan, will be a 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 24, 2019 at County Line Cemetery. A retired farmers wife, business owner and mother passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at her home with family. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
She was born October 24, 1938 the daughter of James Monroe and Althea Briggs. Lela graduated from Glen Allan High School and was a member of Lake Washington First Baptist Church. She and her husband Jackie were lifelong farmers and owned a local hardware and auto/ag business for 25 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jackie C. Burkhalter, Sr.; four brothers, Percy Briggs, Clarence Briggs, Odell Briggss and Gerald Briggs and four sisters, Jean Triplett, Dorothy Tanner, Rae Boler and Dewell Crawford.
She is survived by her son, Jack Burkhalter, Jr. of Glen Allan and daughter, Michele Burkhalter (Thomas) Everitt of Greenville.
There will be a visitation from 9:30-11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Lake Washington First Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for Chandler Ross.