Mrs Elsie Burdette Thomas, age 89 of Mt Vernon, went to walk on the streets of gold, Friday, August 24, 2018. She was a resident at the Terrace Nursing Home in Berea.
She was born on April 16,1929 in Harlan County, KY, the daughter of the late Floyd and Martha Cornett. She was a devoted wife, mother, homemaker, and worked
on the family farm with Arvel until his passing. She was a member of the Brindle Ridge Baptist Church. Survivors are: her sons: Larry (Gail) Burdette, Gary (Linda) Burdette and Clyde (Betty) Burdette; one daughter: Janice (Steve) Chasteen; two brothers, Elmer (Mary) Burdette, and Cecil (Elizabeth) Burdette. Nine grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren
and one great great grandchild also survive. Besides her parents she was preceeded in death by her late husbands, Rufus Arvel Burdette; and Everett Thomas; three brothers: Clayton, JB and Rufus Cornett; one sister, Betty Moore; one grandson, James Gary Burdette, Jr and one great great grandson, Oakley Denton Brown. Funeral services for Mrs Elsie Burdette Thomas will be conducted 2 PM Saturday, August 25, 2018 at the Cox Funeral Home with Bro. Chad Burdette and Bro. Jon Burdette officiating. Pallbearers are Dwayne Burdette, Mickey Chasteen, Brandon Burdette,
JD Hamilton, Ryan Bullock and Jordan Sizemore. Honorary Pallbearers are grandsons
and great grandsons. Burial will follow in the Green Hill Cemetery.
Arrangements are by the Cox Funeral Home, where friends may visit from 12 to 2 PM