Roy Melvin Burchett
Posted By Sparta Live | April 18, 2002 12:00 am
Roy Melvin Burchett, 72, of Quebeck, passed away April 15, 2002, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
Burchett was born Dec. 2, 1925, in Clay County, to Elmer Winton Burchett and Sara Etta Davis Burchett.
He was a logger.
Burchett was preceded in death by his parents; brothers; one son; and one daughter.
Survivors include his wife, Hallie Burchett of Quebeck; three daughters, Lill Marie Burchett of McMinnville and Sarah Hillis and Melba Hennessee both of Rock Island; one son, James “Jimmy” Burchett of Nashville; four sisters, Arrie Belle Neely of Manchester, Thelma Cunningham of Sparta, Venita Tindle of Memphis and Reba Clark of Quebeck; three brothers. Delbert Burchett of Sparta, Clellan Burchett of Cookeville and James Burchett of Memphis; 10 grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.
Services were held at 1 p.m., April 17, 2002, at the chapel of Thurman Funeral Home with burial in Lost Creek Cemetery. Bro. Fate Wilson officiated.
Thurman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.