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4500 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR | 72901
479-646-5555
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
479-474-2523
Don Burkett

Don Eugene Burkett

Tuesday, January 25th, 1944 - Tuesday, October 13th, 2020
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Obituary

Don Eugene Burkett, of Alma 76 passed away, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 in Baptist Hospital. He was a self-employed construction worker and a U.S. Army Veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents Walter Lee and Connie Marie (Cottrell) Burkett; his brothers Leon, Leonard and Gerald Burkett; two sisters Hazel Daniels and Linda Saulberry.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Thursday, October 15, 2020 graveside at Gill Cemetery in Van Buren with military honors under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

He is survived by his wife Lori of the home; three daughters Brittany Cooper of Alma, Amanda Adams of Greenwood and Carrie Solemberg of Gore; one sister Glenda Marie Martin of Van Buren; a niece Selena Tolbert of Greenwood; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; many other nieces and nephews.

Family will visit with relatives and friends Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 6-8 PM at Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren, 700 Jefferson Street.

Pallbearers will be Chuck Liggett, Carroll King, David Plunkett, Larry Dehart and Mike Ball.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 14th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, October 14th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Ocker Funeral Home
    Address
    700 Jefferson Street
    VAN BUREN, AR 72956
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    Notes
    The family will visit with friends from 6-8 PM Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at Ocker Funeral Home of Van Buren, 700 Jefferson St.
  • Service

    Thursday, October 15th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Thursday, October 15th, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Gill Cemetery Arbor
    Address
    Kibler Road
    VAN BUREN, AR 72956
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Reverend Earl Sindle
  • Interment

    Location
    Gill Cemetery
    Address
    Kibler Road
    Van Buren 72956

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LJ

Les and Teressa Johnson

Posted at 06:42pm
Uncle Eugene we will miss you SO much, but we know you’re in a better place! Thanks for always making me feel special ! We love you

Les and Teressa
BB

Brenda Burkett

Posted at 06:37pm
You were a good brother in law, Gene. You welcomed me into your family when we were just teenagers and made sure to fulfill the role of annoying little brother! I cherish those memories. You will be missed ! May you Rest In Peace with a restored pain free body! Lori, sorry for your loss. Love, Brenda
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