Vivian V. Escott Burkett

March 15, 1930July 17, 2011

Vivian V. Burkett, 81, of Greencastle, passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2011.

She was born on March 15, 1930 in Clay County, Indiana to William Escott and Lydia Clark Escott.

Surviving are her children, Vivian Meek and husband John of Spencer, and Arther Burkett and wife Nina of Greencastle; four grandchildren, Sheri Yocom and husband Mike of Brazil, David Green and wife Jodi of Harmony, Joel Burkett of Greencastle and Amber Kendall of Greencastle; five great grandchildren, Taylar Yocom, Nicolas Yocom, Emily Yocom, Jayden Green and Dayten Green; a sister-in-law, Ruth Escott; a brother-in-law, Grant Allee; four nephews and one niece.

Mrs. Burkett was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; and one sister.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 1 P.M. at Bittles & Hurt Funeral Home, with Pastor Tim Tesmer officiating. Interment will follow at Little Walnut Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 from 11 A.M. until time of services at the funeral home.


  • Visitation Wednesday, July 20, 2011
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Vivian V. Escott Burkett

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Mona Monnett

July 20, 2011

Please know that I am thinking of you Art and Nina on this sad day. I am going to miss Vivian as she was so much a part of our family.

Mary Warrick

July 19, 2011

I am so sorry to hear of dear Vivian's passing, I met her a few times, through Joanna Suitors, I thought she was such a wonderful and caring lady.. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. She will sure be missed.

Vicky Shillings

July 18, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.