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Burgett, Henry Edwin

Posted: Tue 1:18 PM, May 07, 2013
Funeral Home: Booker-Gilbert Funeral Home


Mr. Henry Edwin Burgett, 83, of Franklin, entered into rest May 6, 2013, at the VA Hospital in Nashville.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Booker-Gilbert Funeral Home, where services will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m., with burial to follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery in White House, Tenn. Military honors will be conducted by the Simpson County Honor Guard.

A native of Sumner County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Thomas Burgett and the late Flossie Hall Burgett. He is preceded in death by his wife, Irene Sage Burgett; a son, Kenneth Edwin Burgett; sisters, Polly King and Elizabeth Burgett; and brothers, Paul, Everett, James, Roy and Charles Burgett.

He is survived by his wife, Jewell Burgett; daughter, Patsy Burgett (Ron) of Huntsville, Ala.; two sons, Ronald Bruce Burgett (Lou Ann) of Franklin and Jimmy (Janet) Burgett of Bethpage, Tenn.; daughter-in-law, Celila Burgett of Hermitage, Tenn.; sister, Mary Burgett Choat of Gallatin, Tenn.; three stepchildren, Jimmy Gregory and Pam Gregory Jones (Dale), all of Franklin, and Staff Sgt. Joe Gregory (Brandy) of Hopkinsville; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Burgett was a retired employee of Oscar-Meyer Co., a member of the Concord Missionary Baptist Church in White House, Tenn., and member of the Hardees Consulting Team (Coffee Club).

Visitation will begin today from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and from 6 a.m. Wednesday until funeral service time at Booker-Gilbert Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Concord Missionary Baptist Church, 604 Tyree Springs Road, White House, TN 37188.

Online condolences may be left at www.bookergilbertfh.com.
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