Mrs. Bernice Walker Burkett was born February 22, 1926 to the late George Walker Sr. and Rebecca Bracey Walker in Montgomery, Alabama.  She was married to the late James Burkett Sr.

Her church home was People’s Baptist Church located in the Belair Community.  She served on the usher board under the leadership of Paul L. Boswell who she truly loved.

Bernice Burkett spent most of her adult life in the nursing field.  Her passion was helping any and every one who needed help.  Even in the end, she offered the only thing she had left, which was an infectious smile.  We are celebrating a strong and powerful woman!

She was preceded in death by her husband James Burkett Sr., daughter Vivian Burkett, and son James Burkett Jr.

She leaves behind, loving and caring (7) Children: Beverly Knight (Tallahassee), Bernadette McGhee (Montgomery), Patrice Fowler (Dothan) Sherree (Jeffrey Lee) (Montgomery), David (Linda) Burkett (Montgomery) Darren (Sandra) Burkett (Montgomery) Charles Burkett (Hoover): 1 sister-in-law Izetta Burkett (Birmingham) (24) Grandchildren, (54) Great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren, and a host of God children and other relatives.

E. G. Cummings Memorial Funeral Home, Inc.
1120 Bragg Street
Montgomery, AL 36108
(334) 265-9221
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