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Emory Clyde Burkett

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LAURINBURG — Emory Clyde Burkett, 85, passed away on Aug. 27, 2015.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday at the Gibson Pentecostal Holiness Church. Burial will follow in Pinecrest Cemetery.

Born on Aug. 10, 1930 in Georgia, he was a U.S. Army retiree.

He is survived by his son Ronald Cherry (Brenda) of Gibson, his daughter Betty Carpenter (David) of London, Ohio, his brother David Burkett of Georgia, his sister Evelyn Williams of Texas, his special friend Donna Krause (Rodney) and daughter Naomi, his grandchildren Michael McKenzie, Bryan Cherry, and Allyson Cherry, and his great-grandchildren, Joshua McKenzie and Lucas Cherry.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday at the McDougald Funeral Home and Crematorium.


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McDougald Funeral Home & Crematorium
305 East Church Street
Laurinburg, NC 28353
(910) 276-2200
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Published in Laurinburg Exchange from Aug. 28 to Aug. 29, 2015