METROPOLIS, Ill. — Mrs. Judy Burkett, 69, of Metropolis, Ill., formerly of Spring Valley, Ill., passed away at 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at her residence.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 18, 2013, at First Church of God, 1105 Girard Street, Metropolis, Illinois, with a dinner to follow. Pastors Everett and Cindy Shaw will officiate.
Judy was a retired nurse with LTV Steel. She was a member of First Church of God in Metropolis.
Judy is survived by her husband, Gary Burkett of Metropolis, Ill.; one daughter, Jeannie Kelley; one granddaughter, Jessica Kelley; one brother, Henry Wellner of Peru, Ill.; 13 nieces and nephews.
Judy was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Elsie Wellner.
Music will be provided by Ramona Barnett, organist/pianist, and Cindy Shaw and Tammie Bunting, Soloists.
Miller Funeral Home in Metropolis is in charge of arrangements.