Dallas Works Memorial - Employees In Remembrance

Jimmie Burchett JIMMIE J. BURCHETT was born August 27, 1930 to the humble and godly parentage of Joseph Allen and Retha Louise Dennington Burchett in Greenville, TX and died November 3, 2009. One of 12 children, survived by 2 sisters, Betty Kennedy and husband, Clarence of Rockwall, TX and Bonnie Ligon of Forney, TX. He was predeceased by 6 brothers and 3 sisters. Jimmie married Gayle Shields in February of 1955 in Greenville, TX. She survives after 54 wonderful years. Other survivors include sons and daughters-in-law: Jamey Chris Burchett and wife Jana of Forney, TX; Jeffrey Dean Burchett and wife Deborah of N. Little Rock, AR; Joel Jay Burchett of Mesquite. Four grandchildren: Jodi Burchett, Athens, TX; Jake Burchett, Carrollton, TX; Joseph and Marla Burchett, and their mother Margaret, Forney, TX. He leaves a huge number of nieces and nephews and a host of dear friends. Jimmie served in the U.S. Army from 1947-1950. He was a member of Shiloh Terrace Baptist Church, and a member of Mesquite Lodge 928, Scottish Rite, and Hella Shrine Temple. He was retired from Ford Motor Company and Lucent Technologies and was a resident of Mesquite since 1956. Interment was at Memoryland Memorial Park in Greenville, TX.