Rev. Robert Burchyett

Thursday, January 3, 2008

McCLURE, Ill. -- The Rev. Robert Lewis Burchyett, 91, of West Memphis, Ark., formerly of Cairo and McClure, Ill., died Monday, Dec. 31, 2007, at Broadway Health Center in West Memphis.

A celebration of life service will be held at noon today at Cairo Pentecostal Church. Bobby McCool will officiate, assisted by Charles McKinnies, Dan McKinnies, Bob McCool Sr. and Stephen Smith. Burial will be in Lindsey Cemetery near McClure.

Jones Funeral Home of Villa Ridge, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Robert and Lawana Burchyett Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 2192, West Memphis, Ark., 72303, or to Lindsey Cemetery Association in McClure.