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Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Home

5800 W 12TH ST, Little Rock, AR

OBITUARY

Joan Hancock McBurnett

April 28, 1935February 9, 2020
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Joan Hancock McBurnett – beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and friend – left this life on February 9, 2020, to reunite with her son, parents, and other dearly departed family members in the next.

Joan was born the fifth child of the late Willie Frances (Martindale) and Dolph Hancock in Scranton, Arkansas, on April 28, 1935. She gave birth to five children and was preceded in death by her loving son, Michael Allen McBurnett. She raised, loved, and is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth Litwa of Little Rock and Deborah Elwood of La Quinta, Calif.; and two sons, Kevin McBurnett of Little Rock and William McBurnett of Conway. She is also survived by five sisters, Patsy Davis of Scranton; Barbara Griffith, Carol Harwood, and Brenda Yusko of Fort Smith; and Janice Owen of Little Rock; as well as two brothers, Harold Hancock and Jerry Hancock, both of Van Buren. She was preceded in death by three siblings: sisters Judy Richison and Billy Schriver, and brother David “Snookie” Hancock. She is survived by seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

A private visitation for family is planned for 10:00 a.m., Thursday, February 13, followed by a celebration of life service at 11:00 a.m. at Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth, 5800 West 12th Street in Little Rock. After the service, burial will take place at Riverwood Memorial Gardens, 301 Carnahan Drive in Maumelle.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • William McBurnett, son
  • Benjamin Sloan McBurnett, grandson
  • Michael Litwa, grandson
  • Mikey Litwa, great-grandson
  • Derek McBurnett, grandson
  • William Elwood, grandson

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, February 13, 2020
  • Funeral Service Thursday, February 13, 2020
  • Burial Thursday, February 13, 2020

Memories

Joan Hancock McBurnett

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Ronda Curtis

February 12, 2020

Wanted to send condolences to Kevin. And family sorry for your loss..
Heaven gained another angle
God Bless Family and friends
(I am friend of Kevin's and his neighbor)
Ronda

Deborah Elwood

February 12, 2020

Mom I love you more than you could ever know.
Such a beautiful mother to all your children.
Loved so much by your grandchildren, siblings, and family. I already miss you Mom.
Love,
Debby

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