E. Wally Burkett, 80 of Newbury passed away Friday, January 26, 2018. She was the oldest of 12 children, was born to Russel and Tessibell Wallace on October 10, 1937. She served in the US Marine Corp from 1956 to 1957 and met and married Ernest Burkett on April 13, 1957 at Camp Lejeune and moved to Newbury in 1972.
She was an active member of the Kiwanis Lake Womens Club and served as treasurer and secretary on the Community Board.
Wally is survived by her husband Ernie, daughter Ramona (John) Bonness of Illinois, son Richard of Newbury, sisters Aloa O’Donnel, Irene Battle, Darlene Wallace, Joan Miller of Texas, Barbara Wallace of Wisconsin, and a brother Paul Wallace of Arizona. She was predeceased by her parents, sisters Lucille Oster, Kathleen Waite, and Juanita Wallace, and brother Henry Wallace.
Memorial Services will be held at the Kiwanis Lake Community Hall on Saturday February 3rd from 2-4 pm. A reception will follow the service.