Frona Burkett

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Frona D. Burkett, 88, DuBois, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at DuBois Nursing Home.
Born May 26, 1926, in Punxsutawney, she was a daughter of the late David L. Buterbaugh and Jessie D. Clawson Buterbaugh.
She was preceded in death by her husband Joy James Burkett, April 15, 1985.
Frona was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Sykesville.
She is survived by five sons; Lloyd J. Burkett and wife, Sandra, Robert L. Burkett and wife, Patricia, all of Reynoldsville, David M. Burkett of DuBois, Larry E. Burkett and wife, Beverly, of Brockway, Edward M. Burkett and wife, Carol, of Fayetteville, N.C.; three daughters: Sandra D. Gaul and husband, Norbert, of Saucier, Miss., Brenda S. Owen and husband, Ted of Dorchester, S.C., Jennifer E. Horn and husband, Mark, of St. Louis, Mo.; 20 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Katherine Fagen; seven brothers: Alvin, Lloyd, Walter, Jay, Ralph, Edgar and David Buterbaugh; two sisters, Elva Kirkwood and Annabelle Bowser.
Friends will be received from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at the Bethel Baptist Church in Sykesville where a service will be held at 1 p.m. with Pastor Theron Thompson.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Oscar G. Murray Fund, Baltimore Community Foundation, 2 East Read St., 9th Floor, Baltimore MD 21202 or to the Catholic Charities.
McCabe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Courier Express from July 28 to July 30, 2014