MT. JULIET -- Funeral service were held Sunday morning, April 10 at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet for Mrs. Burt, 82, of Mt. Juliet.
A member of Mt. Juliet First Baptist Church and a woman of boundless energy and deep emotion, she died April 7, 2011.
Services were conducted by Bro. David Fallin. Interment followed at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: daughters Diane Sumner, Glenda Boucher and Judy Howard -- all of Mt. Juliet; son Norman "Buddy" Paxton of Long Beach, CA; adopted daughter Vicki Ellis of Mt. Juliet.
Also surviving are siblings Odell and Luke of Brandon, MS, Jimmy of Florence, MS, Roger of Alabama; Myrtle (Alvin) Griffin of Brandon, MS, Lillian (R.C.) Mitchell and Martha (Delaine) George of Dekalb, MO, and Carolyn Goodin of Texas; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; grandchildren Eric Hesson, Jackie Brown, Lisa Bates, Denise Jones, Kristy Llamas, Tonya Paxton and Mark Paxton; and great-grandchildren Erica, Dalton, Isaac, Victoria, Christina, Christopher "CJ", Hailey, Shawna, Ry'Laan and Chance.
She loved her children and family deeply.
Mildred was preceded in death by husband Vernon Burt; parents George Lee and Effie Mae Goodin; baby brother Lee, Jr.; sister Catherine McDonald; and brother Johnny Lamar.
The family wishes to thank all of the Stay-Home Critical Care Hospice Staff for their attentiveness, care and support to the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the building fund at Mt. Juliet First Baptist Church.
Pallbearers: Eric Hesson, Chris Jones, Jimmy Ellis, Dalton Hodge, William Bates, George Howard III, Blaine Schooley, Mark Paxton and Courtney Elrod.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet.