Mrs. Edith Marie Brooks Burdette, age 72 of Brodhead, Kentucky passed away on Monday, May 30th, 2011 at the Compassionate Care Center.
Edith entered into this life on August 22nd, 1938 in Copper Creek, Kentucky the daughter of Charles Leonard Brooks and Bessie Margaret Peters Brooks, both of whom preceded her in death. On January 11th, 1958 she was united in marriage to Elmer Burdette and to their union came three children to richly bless their home. Edith will be fondly remembered by her community for operating the Burdette’s Hardware of Brodhead, KY. She had worked for the Cowden Manufacturing Company for 13yrs. and a member of the Hickory Grove Pentecostal Church where she served as a Sunday school Teacher for 35 yrs. She enjoyed traveling, sewing, quilting and cooking.
Edith will be lovingly remembered by her husband: Elmer Burdette of Brodhead, KY; her children: Raymond Paul Burdette (Regina Lynn) of Brodhead, KY; Beverly Harrison (Timothy) of Quail, KY; and Regina Gale Looney (Jerry) of Brodhead, KY; six grandchildren: Julie, Missy, Brian, Jonathan, Ashley, and Carissa; one great grandchild: Vannessa; one brother: Ralph Brooks (Betty) of Copper, KY; one sister: Pauline McGuire (Wilburn) of Copper Creek, KY and a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and neighbors.
She is preceded in death by her parents: Charles Leonard Brooks and Bessie Margaret Peters Brooks; one brother, Ernest Brooks.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Edith Marie Brooks Burdette will be conducted on Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. at the Hickory Grove Pentecostal Church, with Bro. Randal Adams officiating. Interment will follow in the Saylor Cemetery.
Visitation for Mrs. Edith Marie Brooks Burdette will be held on Wednesday, June, 1st, 2011 from 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Edith Marie Burdette may be made to the Saylor Cemetery Fund or the Compassionate Care Center of Richmond, KY.