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.