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Dana Davis Burkett


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Dana Davis Burkett

Memphis, TN

Dana Davis Burkett, 47, passed away on April 19, 2017 after a courageous battle with colon cancer in Memphis, TN.

She was the loving wife of Adam Burkett; mother of Ellen and Hayes Burkett; daughter-in-law of James and Mary Anne Burkett; sister of Kelli (Jeff) Watson, Lori (Kyle) Bolin and Eliot Burkett; Aunt of Collin Boaz, Jordan Pender, Reece Pender and Grace Pender.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Reece Davis and Sandra Pressman.

A graduate of Germantown High School, she attended the University of Memphis, was an active member of Les Passees of Memphis, the Orpheum Board of Directors, Leadership Memphis, Center City Commission, Get Your Rear in Gear Annual 5K and Colon Cancer Awareness and Wings Foundation. She was also an Award Recipient of Paul Harris Fellow of Kiwanis, Top 40 Under 40, and 2015 Courage Thru Cancer Honoree.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Monday, April 24th at Canale Funeral Directors, 2700 Union Ave Extended. The memorial service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 25th at Idlewild Presbyterian Church, 1750 Union Avenue, with a reception to follow in the T.K. Young Room.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Child & Family Enrichment Center at Idlewild Presbyterian Church.
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Apr. 22 to Apr. 23, 2017
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