Mose Burkett

May 10, 2020

Mr. Mose “Buddy” Burkett age 86, passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2020, in Jay, Florida.

Mr. Burkett was a native of Moyeville, AL, former resident of the Flomaton, Century area and had resided in Jay, FL for the past 44 years. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the US Navy, retired maintenance worker with Monsanto Corp with 36 years of service and a member of the Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall of Brewton, AL. He is preceded in death by his parents, Warren and Ruby Jo Burkett; wife and mother of his children, Birdie Ann Burkett and Helen Burkett; three sons, Tommy Adkins, Jerry Adkins and Randy Burkett; two daughters, Victoria Pierre and Joann Ridderbjelke; two sisters, Susie Mae Penton and Rochelle Macks Bankston and four brothers, Shep Burkett, Charles W. Burkett, Joe Burkett and Dempsey Burkett.

He is survived by his son, Rodney (Dana) Burkett of Century, FL; two brothers, Robert Burkett of Flomaton, AL and Arthur Burkett of Panama City, FL; six sisters, Frances (Ed) Hayles of Atmore, AL, Reaatha Emmons of Pineview, AL, Edwina “Red” (Alton) Calloway of Flomaton, AL, Essie Amodeo of Milton, FL, Mary Daniels of Milton, FL and Natasha Burkett; 12 grandchildren, Michele Adkins, Becky Adkins, Jennifer Adkins, Maegan Barras, Shannon Elizabeth Lirette, Lisa Ann Fitzpatrick, Brigitte Marie (Brandon) Ward, Wesley Michael Pierre, Heath Warren Burkett, Marinda Burkett, Mazie Burkett and Jessie Ridderbjelke; 19 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Graveside services were held Saturday, May 9, 2020, at the Moyeville Cemetery with Bro. Richard Ash officiating.

Pallbearers were Charlie Brown, Luke Brown, Logan Brown, Tom Harrington, Charles Cash and Richard Ash.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes is in charge of all arrangements.


One Response to “Mose Burkett”

  1. Angela B on May 17th, 2020 2:41 am

    I am so sorry for the loss of your dad, Rodney. Praying for you and your family…

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