Elizabeth Burkett, 74

June 30, 2009

MAY 8, 1935-JUNE 28, 2009

CUMBERLAND, Md. - Elizabeth Burkett, 74, of Cumberland, died Sunday, June 28, 2009, at her residence.

Born May 8, 1935, in Corriganville, Md., she was the daughter of the late Elmer Lockard and Myrtle (Smith) Lockard.

She had worked at the Kelly Springfield Tire Co. and Allegany County HRDC, as well as local stores and restaurants.

She was Methodist by faith.

Survivors include two sons, David Roy Lockard and wife, Lois, Hagerstown, and Brian Eugene Burkett, Cumberland; three daughters, Cindy Cherveny and husband, Tom, Minnesota, Rita Beal and husband, Dale, Finzel, and Brenda Sneckenberger and husband, Jody, Hagerstown; 10 grandchildren, Ashley Lockard, Billie Jo Berger, Shannon Sisk, Kayla Spiker, Kristen Simpson, Brianna Burkett, Terri Beal, Jessica Beal, Jodi Sneckenberger and Megan Sneckenberger; and six great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received at Upchurch Funeral Home, P.A., 202 Greene St., Cumberland, on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m.


As per her wishes, Mrs. Burkett will be cremated.

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