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Visitation

Raeford Presbyterian Church
Friday January 6th, 2017
10:00am - 11:00am

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Visitation

Raeford Presbyterian Church
Friday January 6th, 2017
10:00am - 11:00am

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Funeral Service

Raeford Presbyterian Church
Friday January 6th, 2017
11:00am

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Funeral Service

Raeford Presbyterian Church
Friday January 6th, 2017
11:00am

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Lucille Burkhart

Lucille McNeill Burkhart, 95, of Raeford, NC died Tuesday January 3, 2017 at her home.She was born in Hoke County, NC on April 13, 1921 to the late William John and Addie Mae Baker McNeill. A graduate of the Hoke County High School Class of 1939, she completed a business class a Flora McDonald College and started working as a telephone operator at Ft. Bragg. It was then that she met her husband of 73 years, Richard Lewis Burkhart, when connecting him to a wrong number. She traveled throughout the US and the Orient as well as enjoying many cruises. She was an avid bridge player and was most famous for her brownies. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Burkhart; parents, John and Addie McNeill; brothers, Edward McNeill, Robert McNeill and Floyd McNeill; sisters, Margaret Willis and Janie Barbour. She is survived by daughters Marsha Lucas and her husband Bob and Elizabeth Godwin and her husband Michael; sister, Edith Newton and her husband Edwin; brother, Lewis McNeill and his wife Sarah Louise; 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. A visitation is scheduled for Friday January 6, 2017 from 10:00-11:00 AM at Raeford Presbyterian Church, 128 W. Edinborough Avenue, Raeford, NC 28376, with funeral services following at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow in Raeford Cemetery, with her nephews, Marshall Newton, William McNeill, John McNeill, David McNeill, Wayne Willis and Bo Barbour serving as Pallbearers. The family suggests Memorials to Raeford Presbyterian Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1570, Raeford, NC 28376, in lieu of flowers. Arrangements by McNeill Mackie Funeral Home of St. Pauls.


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Guestbook

We want to express our sympathy in the loss of your loved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister and to let you know that our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Karen and Ben Williams Jan 9 2017 12:00 AM

We love you Grandma!We find peace in knowing you are together again with Grandpa!Thanks for the wonderful memories and showing us the true meaning of lifetime commitments! Until we meet again.... xoxo

Ashley, David, Chase and Bryce Lawson Jan 5 2017 12:00 AM

We love and miss you Grandma!We know that you are in a better place now with Grandpa.Rest now.

Jonathan, Shayla, Emma Grace & Trinity Lucas Jan 4 2017 12:00 AM

Go rest high Lucille. You will be missed by everyone who's lives you touched but all are comforted knowing God holds you in his arms.

Bill and Mary Phelps Jan 4 2017 12:00 AM