Funeral services for Callie Mae Burchett will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, August 22at New Light M.B. Church.

Funeral services for Callie Mae Burchett will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, August 22at New Light M.B. Church.

Rev. Robert Goldsberry will officiate. Burial will be in Beulah Cemetery at Oneida. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m., Friday, August 21 at Brown's Home for Funerals.

Callie Mae Burchett was born September 18, 1929 to the late Eddie McDowell and Apples Wilson McDowell in Brickeys. " Miss Callie" as she was affectionately called by many of her friends confessed her life to Christ at the Blackfoot Missionary Baptist Church at an early age. After marrying James Burchett, Jr., she joined the Beulah Missionary Baptist Church, where she remained a faithful member until God called her home. She served as an usher and mother of the church.

Callie Burchett worked for the Arkansas Area on Aging for 21 years. She was always very pleasant and compassionate with love and patience for her fellowman. She had a passion for flowers and gardening. She also had a special love for children.

She leaves to cherish her memory, five children, two daughters, Shelvey (Herman) Hunter of Barton, Joann (Morris) Morton of Albany, New York; three sons, Michael (Audra Sue) Burchett of Barton, Rickey (Carletta) Burchett of Little Rock, Marcelius Erica) Burchett of Barton; two daughters-in-law, Ellen Burchett and Doris Burchett, both of Little Rock; a sister, Ruby Lee Newell of Pine Bluff; an uncle, Charlie Holeman of Brickeys; two aunts, Lucy Childs of Chicago, Illinois and Dorothy Banks of Wisconsin; 17 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Family and friends may sign the guestbook at:www.brownshomeforfuneralsinc.com.