Funeral services for Jean Ellen Burkhalter were held Sunday Dec. 11, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden. Officiating were the Rev. Leland Crawford and the Rev. Bill Crider. Interment followed at Gardens of Memory in Minden.
Jean Ellen was born Feb. 6, 1931 in Sailes and entered into rest Dec. 8, 2011 in Minden. She was a member of First Baptist Church and a retired executive secretary from Louisiana Army Ammunition Plant.
Her parents, Albert M. and Carrie Cole Burkhalter; brother, A.L. Burkhalter, Sr.; and nephew, Al Burkhalter preceded her in death.
She is survived by her sister-in-law, Jimmie Ruth Burkhalter of Sibley; nephew, Joe Burkhalter and wife, Genie of Haughton; niece, Nancy Burkhalter McDearmont of Haughton; nephew's widow, Sheila Burkhalter of Emerson, Arkansas; 11 nieces and nephews; a special friend, Mary Frances Roberts of Minden and a host of friends.
Pallbearers were members of her Sunday school class at First Baptist Church.