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Martha Williford "Montney" Burkett

February 25, 1944 ~ July 17, 2018 (age 74)

Martha Williford "Montney" Burkett, age 74 of Troy died Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Troy. Montney graduated from Troy State university with a Bachelors degree in Education. She was retired from the Pike County School System having been a special education teacher at Goshen Schools. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and until sickness made her unable to attend was a faithful member of the choir. 

            Funeral services for Montney Burkett will be held Friday, July 20, 2018 at 4:00 PM from the chapel of Green Hills Funeral Home with Reverend Steve Winton officiating. The Green Hills' Carriage will then take Montney to her graveside for burial. Visitation will be from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM at the funeral home.

            Her survivors include; son and daughter -in-law, Robert Duncan  (Jennifer) Lindsey of Troy, Rachael (kent) Brooks of Still Xroads Community, step-daughter, Cindy Burkett (Daniel) Reeves, her grandchildren, Michael Alexander "Alex" Tillery, Houston Paul Tillery, Eavie Kate Lindsey, Robert Duncan "Dunn" Lindsey Jr., John Luke Lindsey, step-grandchildren, Spencer Michael and Jonathan Ryan Reeves and Sharlie Terrin Brooks, sisters, June Williford Rose of Troy, Mary Duncan Williford Hall of Grenada MS, brother, Louis Fox "Sonny" Williford of Troy. Montney was preceded in death by her husbands, Ronnie Earl Lindsey and Spencer Sled Burkett, her parents, Louis Fox Williford and Alma Griffin Williford.

            Honorary pallbearers will be the former and present members of The First United Methodist Church of Troy Choir.

            The staff of Green Hills is honored to serve the Burkett family.

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