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Funeral services for Joyce Burnitt will be held at 11 am, Wednesday, January 2, 2013 in the White Oaks Memorial Chapel with the Reverend Jerry Odom officating. Committal services will follow in the Science Hill Cemetery in Glenmora under the guidance of White Oaks Funeral Home, Oakdale
Ms. Burnitt, 63, of Oakdale, entered eternal rest on Thursday, December 27, 2012 in her residence. She was born on October 29, 1949 in Glenmora to the union of Washie Cowan, Sr. and Marline Henry Cowan Walker. She was a homemaker. She was a loving daughter, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt and friend.
She is preceded in death by her father, Washie Cowan, Sr.; two brothers, Washie Cowan, Jr. and Freddie Cowan; paternal grandparents, Dolly Fee and John Cowan; and maternal grandparents, Abagail Elliot and Landry Henry.
She leaves behind her loving family to cherish her memory, her mother and stepfather; Marline Henry Walker and T. E. Walker of Oakdale; two sons, Bryan and Richard Hamilton both of Oberlin; one daughter, Robin Louis of Kansas City, Kansas; three brothers, Roger Cowan, Sr. of Oakdale, Ronnie Cowan of Zwolle, and Eddie Walker of Glenmora; two sisters, Rita Townley and Matilda Logan both of Oakdale; and a host of nephews, nieces, family and friends.
Friends may call Wednesday, January 2, 2013 from 9 am until time of service in the chapel.
Published in The Town Talk on Dec. 31, 2012