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Mrs. Bobbie Penn Burkett, 91, of Athens and formerly of Dalton, passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center in Athens.
She was the daughter of the late Clyde and Frances Cater Penn, and was preceded in death by her husband, Norman D. Burkett Sr. in 2010 who was president of Hamilton Medical Center Health Care System for 37 years.
She is survived by her sons and daughter-in-law, Norman D. Burkett Jr. and Missy of Athens and Tim Burkett of Norcross; sister, Harriet Whittenburg of Rome; grandchildren, Norman Alexander Burkett, Alison Ruth Burkett, Mark Alexander Burkett, Paul Francis Burkett and Carlie Elizabeth Burkett; great-grandchild, Winston Alexander Broxton.
Private services are planned.
Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center Foundation, 1199 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.lovefuneralhomega.com.
Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton, is in charge of arrangements.
Published on June 21, 2017
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