The Edmond Sun

April 23, 2013

Doris Lee Burget


The Edmond Sun

EDMOND —     Doris Lee Burget, 86, of Edmond, Okla., was born July 9, 1926, in Sparks, Okla., the daughter of Homer and Letha (Johnson) James, She departed this life April 21, 2013, in Edmond.

    Doris married George Burget on August 12, 1950, in Oklahoma City, Okla. While George pursued his career in education, they lived and worked in Edmond, Stroud, Britton, and Chandler. Before her retirement, she was working side by side with George as a middle school secretary.

    Doris loved all sports, and always supported her children and grandchildren in the activities they participated in. She loved cross stitch, needlepoint, crochet, knitting, and quilting, having spent many hours over the years making hand-made quilts for her family. She enjoyed the simple things in life like working in her flower garden, pulling weeds  in the yard, reading newspapers, completing her Sunday School lesson, listening to talk shows on the radio, watching the news and sports on TV, and spending time with the ladies from her Sunday School class.

    Her parents, husband, and one brother, Kenneth, preceded Doris in death.

    Survivors include two sons and daughter-in-law, Grant Burget of Vinita, Okla., and Barry and Suzanne Burget of Edmond; one daughter and son-in-law Peggy and Rick Bollenbach of Edmond; two sisters and brother-in-law, Charlsie Weston of Midwest City, Okla., LaVern and Stan Collins of Aurora, Colo.; seven grandchildren, Warner, Madeline, Grace, G.W., Blake, Bryce, and Kylie; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.

    The family thanks her physicians, nurses, and staff for the care that was given to her over the last 25 years.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Henderson Hills Baptist Church in Edmond.

    The Burget family will receive friends 9 a.m. Friday, April 26 at Parks Brothers Funeral Home in Chandler.

    Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Friday, April 26, 2013, at Oak Park Cemetery in Chandler,  followed  by a memorial service at 2 p.m. at Henderson Hills Baptist Church in Edmond. Services under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Service in Chandler.