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Pearl Burchett



September 2, 2018

Joyce Pearl Burchett May, 77, of 106 Whitney Rd., died, September 2, 2018 at her residence. Mrs. May was born March 2, 1941 in Kentucky the daughter of the late Ovel Kenton Burchett and Ethel Lucille Burchett. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a sister Juanita White, her great grandchild Camden Hendrick, her mother in law, and other in laws. Joyce was a former baker at Wal-Mart in Kentucky. She loved to fish, cook, have a big garden with flowers and vegetables, and collect home interior items like figurines and pictures. Surviving are her husband of 19 years John Phillip May, four children Tonya Borges of Covington, Jeff Hendrick of Warm Springs, Kenton Hendrick and wife Kelly of Indianapolis, IN and Troy Reason Sr. and wife Georgianna of Elgin, SC, four Step Children Elizabeth May and fianc Jeremiah Pattison of Clifton Forge, Teresa Simmons and husband Carl, Charlotte Hepler and husband Lonnie, and Phillip Wayne May and wife Tina all of Covington, a number of grandchildren to include Amber Puckett of Warm Springs, Shelby Puckett of Covington, Melody Hendrick of IN, James Hendrick of FL, Crystal Anderson of IN, Casie Hendrick of IN, Tia Ice of KS, Lia Ice of IN, Susie Schroder of IN, Jonathan Hendrick of IN, Troy Reason Jr, Tabitha Reason, Jesse Reason, and Jerry Reason all of Elgin, SC, and many others she held dear to her heart, a number of great grandchildren to include Aiden Puckett, Grace Borges, and Patrick Borges all of Covington as well as many others, a number of step grandchildren, a sister Geneva McDole of Anderson, IN, two brothers Dale Burchett and wife Donna of Monrovia, IN and Edgar Burchett and wife Sandy of Swazee, IN and a number of nieces and nephews. In keeping with her wishes her body has been cremated. A memorial service has been scheduled at a later date.
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