Ellaree Jo “Gidget” Burkett

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4982 Henry Road Plymouth OH 44865 1/11/2017 11:00:00

4982 Henry Road Plymouth OH 44865 1/12/2017 11:00:00

Ellaree Jo “Gidget” Burkett, age 55, resident of Shelby, Ohio passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at Shelby Pointe Nursing Home in Shelby. She was born on July 19, 1961 in Willard, Ohio to Rex Gayheart and Sue Vanderpool. She was a graduate of South Central High School in Greenwich and a homemaker. Gidget was a member of the Little Ruth Old Regular Baptist Church and enjoyed fishing, crocheting, coloring and attending church.
She is survived by her son, Donald Burkett; her mother, Sue Vanderpool; her father, Rex (Ada) Gayheart; a granddaughter, Layla Rodriguez; three sisters; four brothers; her dog, Cricket; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and friends.
Honorary pallbearers, Eurmlee Collins and Charles Nickles.
She is preceded in death by both her maternal and paternal grandparents.
Visitation will be held at the Little Rebecca Old Regular Baptist Church in Plymouth, Ohio on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from 11:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M with a church service at 6:00 P.M. Funeral service will be on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 11:00 A.M at the church with the Elder Ray Vanderpool officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery in Plymouth, Ohio. Memorial contributions can be made to the family. Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.secorfuneralhomes.com


Dennis and Nelvia Elkins - Jan 9, 2017

May God bless all of Sis Gidget’s family, especially her mother, Sis Sue. May God hold you all in His loving and comforting arms during this difficult time. Lean on the Lord who is the only one able to ease your grief and give you comfort in knowing His love.
In God’s love, Bro Dennis and Sis Nelvia

Bro. Larry&Sis. Patsy Newsome - Jan 9, 2017

Dearest Family,We are so sorry to hear of yourloved one passing.Difficult times are at hand and ahead for all of you.Reach for the strength the good Lord has to offer.God’s children are praying and asking for you all to be comforted.Love and prayers

Preston & Crista Lewis - Jan 9, 2017

Sister Sue & family, Words cannot express our sympathethy for you and the family during your time of great loss. I know your hearts are very broken. I pray that God gives you the strength to overcome a major trial in life. Thankful to feel our loss is Heaven’s gain. Love you always, Bro P and Sister Crista