Sharon Sheffield Burkett

Sharon Sheffield Burkett, 65, died on December 14, 2012 at her daughter's home in Pritchett, Texas after a short battle with cancer. She was born April 22, 1947 in San Antonio and moved to Beaumont shortly after. She attended South Park schools, and graduated from South Park High School in 1965. Sharon is preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Hazel Sheffield, daughter Carrie Adkins, who was born and also died on December 14, 1968. She is also preceded in death by her grandaughter Victoria Davis. Her survivors include son Terry Adkins and his wife Wendy of Hampstead, North Carolina, daughter Tracy Robinson and husband Jim of Pritchett, Texas, grandchildren Caylee and Kasey Adkins, Justin Davis, brothers Carl Sheffield of Spring, Gayle Sheffield of Beaumont, and sister Maggie Chafey of Albuquerque. A memorial service will be held at St. Paul's Methodist Church in Beaumont on January 5th at 11am. Visitation starts at 10am.

Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Dec. 23, 2012