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In Memory of

Jocelyn Lee Burnett

July 30, 1927 - September 11, 2017

Obituary


Jocelyn Lee Burnett was born on 07/30/1927 in Chickasha, Oklahoma and died on 09/11/2017 at home with family in Midwest City, Oklahoma.

Mom & Grandma went to be with the Lord and her loving husband Joe on Monday night. She passed in peace knowing she was surrounded with the love of her children and grandchildren. She had 3 great passions in her life - God, her family and teaching. Jocelyn was a long time member of Midwest Boulevard Christian Church in Midwest City and cherished her time teaching Sunday School to the seniors group...

Jocelyn Lee Burnett was born on 07/30/1927 in Chickasha, Oklahoma and died on 09/11/2017 at home with family in Midwest City, Oklahoma.

Mom & Grandma went to be with the Lord and her loving husband Joe on Monday night. She passed in peace knowing she was surrounded with the love of her children and grandchildren. She had 3 great passions in her life - God, her family and teaching. Jocelyn was a long time member of Midwest Boulevard Christian Church in Midwest City and cherished her time teaching Sunday School to the seniors group at church. She was equally proud to have had the opportunity to teach many of the young 6th Grade minds passing through Cleveland Bailey Elementary in Midwest City before her retirement after 26 years of service.

In retirement, Mom and Dad loved to travel in their RV on trips with family members and spending time down on the coast in Texas. They enjoyed Square Dancing and traveled the country participating in regional and national events, at one time they held a dual-role as President of the National Square Dancing Club. They were also avid card players and loved spending time with their many friends playing Bridge. Mom and Dad lived life and enjoyed it thoroughly!

Jocelyn was preceded in death by her Loving Husband - Joe Burnett; Parents - Willie & Lula Roberts; and Brother - Willie Roberts.

Jocelyn is survived by Son & Daughter in Law - Rick and Pauletta Burnett of Midwest City, Oklahoma; Daughter & Son in Law - Kathie and Doug Shepherd of Tulsa, Oklahoma; Grandchildren Sunnie Garcia of Midwest City, Oklahoma, Joey and wife Kristen Burnett of Moore, Oklahoma, Sara and husband Marshall Moss of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Haley Burnett of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Kyle and wife Nataley Shepherd of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; 10 Great Grandchildren; 2 Great-Great Grandchildren, Brother - Frank and wife Helen Roberts of Claremore, Oklahoma, Sister in Law - Dee Roberts of Grove, Oklahoma, Aunt - Alice Roberts of Chickasha, Oklahoma. We will miss the love, kindness and your sharp mind but we are at peace and thankful knowing there is no more pain or suffering. We know that she has gone to heaven to be with the Lord and reunite with those who have passed before her in the celebration of eternal life! God Bless You Mom and Grandma - we love you and miss you!