Delores J. Burkett 94 of Somerset, went home to be with her Lord on March 3, 2023. Born January 29, 1929, in Garrett, she is the daughter of the late Ellis and Fannie (Weaver) Lee. Also preceded in death by her husband Edward and siblings: Margaret, Robert, Lester, Evelyn, Clifford, Clarence, Betty and Stella. She is survived by her daughter Delores Yoder of Hillsboro, NC, grandchildren Kenny Yoder and wife Mary, Heidi Scott and husband Quami both of NC and, Ed Burkett and wife Bonnie of Somerset and great grandson Jonathan Mitchell. Delores was a member of the Abundant Life Christian Center and a life member of the VFW, Salisbury where with her sister Stella they made hundreds of quilt blankets for disabled veteran’s. She retired from Coleman Company where she worked as a seamstress. She loved gong to NASCAR races and the Jennerstown Speedway, always climbing to the top row for a seat. Friends will be received from 2-4 & 6-8 Wednesday in the ROBERT H. HALVERSON FUNERAL HOME where services will be held at 10:30 am Thursday with Reverend Samuel Coughenour officiating. Interment in St. John’s Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Abundant Life Christian Center. Condolences may be made at www.halversonfuneralhome.com.
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