Fannie Josephine “Josie” Burchett was born Oct. 28, 1917, near Warwick, and departed this life Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, in Chandler, at the age of 93.


Fannie Josephine “Josie” Burchett was born Oct. 28, 1917, near Warwick, and departed this life Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, in Chandler, at the age of 93.
Josie, the daughter of Russell and Nancy Katherine (Henson) Duncan, was a longtime resident of Chandler. She married Curtis Nelson Burchett May 2, 1936, at Warwick. Josie was a homemaker, worked with her husband in the county store and was a very avid gardener and was of the Baptist faith.
Her parents, husband, one son, Carl Burchett, four sisters, and two brothers preceded Josie in death.  
Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Eugene and Frankie Burchette, of Meeker, Glen and Helen Burchett, of Cypress, Texas, Jerry and Dora Burchett, of Chandler; one daughter and son-in-law, Fern and Ray Helm, of Lagrange, Texas; one daughter-in-law, Doris Burchett, of Lexington; one sister and brother-in-law, Betty and John Groillo, of Enid; one brother and sister-in-law, Lindy and Betty Duncan, of Coweta; one brother-in-law, Glen Newell, of Idaho; 13 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; other relatives and many friends
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, at Parks Brothers Funeral Chapel in Chandler. Burial will follow at Rossville Cemetery.
Services are under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Service in Chandler.
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