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James Odell Burkett

August 5, 1964 — February 11, 2024


Mr. James Odell Burkett, age 59


Of Waverly, TN passed away Sunday, February 11, 2024, at St. Thomas Three Rivers Hospital. He was born August 5, 1964, in Waverly, TN. James enjoyed fishing, art, and tattoos.


The family’s wishes are for cremation and no services are planned at this time.





   Vanessa Story Burkett of Waverly, TN



   James Burkett, Jr. of Elizabethtown, TN

   Joseph “Joe” Burkett of Elizabethtown, TN



   Anna Burkett of Elizabethtown, TN

   Shelley Moriarty of Knoxville, TN



   Dustin Story of Waverly, TN

   Lisa Scott (Shane) of Waverly, TN



   Melvin Lee Burkett (Vicki) of Tennessee Ridge, TN

   Ronnie Mack Butler (Tina) of Alabama



   Leta Burkett of Waverly, TN

   Rose Berry (Charlie) of Camden, TN

   Patricia Ann Cooley (Buford) of New Johnsonville, TN

   Linda McDaniel of Waverly, TN


6 Grandchildren


Preceded in death by:


Parents: Wesley Burkett and Thelma Scott Butler

Sisters: Shirley Mosley and Debbie Butler


In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations be made to help with expenses.


Arrangements by Humphreys County Funeral Home, (931) 296-5955

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