Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes
202 Maple Ave., Oak Hill, Ohio 45656
Louise Burchett, 87, of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Louise was born on January 8, 1933 in Jackson County, Ohio, to the late Lawrence and Evelyn (Belcher) McKenzie.
In addition to her parents, she is also proceeded in death by her husband, Willard Burchett, of 68 years and her siblings, Betty Canter, Ruby Miller, Carol Adkins, Eugene McKenzie, James Luther McKenzie, and twins, Lula Belle McKenzie and Bobbie McKenzie.
Louise is survived by her nine children: Phyllis (Don) Hamilton, Doris (David) West, Barbara Martin (Todd Goebel), Glenn Burchett, Jo Anne (Dennis) Evans, Charles (Carla) Burchett, Patricia (Larry) Anderson, Dorothy (Steve) Eggers, Freida (Greg) Bickley and a special cherished family member: Patty Hightower, seventeen grandchildren, Melissa Plummer and Jennifer Coleman (raised by their grandparents), J.R. Rawlins, Michael Burchett, John Burchett, Tiffany Sizemore, David Evans, T.J. Evans, Tracy Garrett, Halee Dixon, Hannah Rakes, Angela Coulter, Kenny Anderson, Gregory Bickley, Cody Bickley, Adam Eggers and Kyle Eggers, and thirty eight great-grandchildren, and several great-great grandchildren; and siblings, Shirley Simpson, Larry McKenzie, and Danny McKenzie.
Louise raised her nine children then worked outside the home at the Highway Restaurant, in Oak Hill, Ohio, she also worked at Chun King and Goodyear, in Jackson, Ohio. Louise enjoyed taking care of her family and spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Louise also enjoyed her hobbies playing cards, Bingo and loved to go to the Casinos.
Friends may call Thursday, July 16, 2020 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at The Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill, Ohio. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 17, 2020 at 11:00 AM at the funeral home with Pastor Stan Howard officiating. Burial will follow in C.M. Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to www.lewisgillum.com. Per CDC guidelines and governor recommendations, we are asked to follow proper social distancing procedures and guidelines.