Walter Lloyd Burt
Walter Lloyd Burt, 84, of Wilmar passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2013, at his home.
He was born on January 25, 1928, in Wilmar.
He was a retired owner/operator of Burt Logging, was a member of Wilmar Baptist Church and attended Wilmar United Methodist Church.
He was the son of the late Willie "Bill" Burt and Sophia "Sophie" Prinzing Burt and was preceded in death by his first wife, Jeanette Reaves Burt; son, Jacky Lloyd Burt; and two brothers, Kay August 'Doodle' Burt and Harrison Burt.
He is survived by his wife, Modeen Herring Burt, of Wilmar; grandson, Jason Lloyd Burt, of Pensacola, Fla.; grandaughter, Jennifer Burt Shaddock, of Fordyce; daughter-in-law, Janice Burt Smith, of Malvern; two step sons, Tony Herring, of Monticello, and Creed Herring, of Lacey; two step daughters, Kedran Handly, of Monticello, and Chris Barnell, of Green Hill; one brother, Franklin Burt, of Warren; three sisters, Amanda Johns, of Little Rock, Loretta Pace, of Vickburg, Miss., and Janice Tate, of Warren; grandchildren, David Handly, Dana Handly, Laci Bratton, Dr. Jason Herring, Ashley Cruce, Allison Wear and Ashley King; ten great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, January 26, 2013, under the direction of Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Abney and Rev. B.K. Harris officiating. Burial followed in Wilmar Cemetery.
Acting pallbearers were Jim Burt, Randy Burt, Petie Woodard, Mark Burt, Burt Woodard and Rod Guy.
Honorary pallbearers were Tom Burt, Harold Bell, Dewayne Pennington and Randy Burks.