Terry L. Burkeen
KENANSVILLE — Mr. Terry Lee Burkeen, 58, of 132 Williamson St., Kenansville, formerly of Clinton, died Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Viadant Healthcare in Greenville.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Fisher officiating.
Mr. Burkeen, born in Marshall County, Kentucky, was the son of the late Jess Burkeen and Leona Dismore Burkeen and was the husband of Cecilia Hall Burkeen. He was the retired owner/operator of B & B Tree and Landscape Company. Mr. Burkeen was predeceased in death by his brothers William Burkeen, Cleatus Burkeen, Cecil Burkeen,; sisters Joy Darnell and Betty Ryan.
He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Cecilia Hall Burkeen of the home; children; Matthew Franklin Burkeen and wife Shauna of Benton, Ken., LeeAnn VanMetre and husband Brian of Calvert City, Ken., Laura Mathis and husband Anthony of Clinton and Jennifer Williams of Clinton; seven grandchildren; Ben Burkeen, Brady Burkeen, Brandon VanMetre, Peyton VanMetre, Savanna Mathis, Sidney Mathis and Aiden McElven; brothers; Jerry Burkeen, Donnie Burkeen, Tommy Burkeen, John Burkeen, Jiggs Burkeen; sisters; Faye Hendrickson, Gladis Devine, Hazel Peck; and several brothers and sisters-in-laws and nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.. at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home and other times at the home.
The family would like to send a special thank you to his doctors, Dr. Chad Kornegay, Dr. Jon Kornegay and staff at Vidant Duplin Hospital and Dr. Jacobs and staff at Vidant Heart Health Institute.