She was the daughter of Ella Mae (Holt) Byerley of Benton and the late Donald H. Byerley.
Besides her mother, survivors are her husband, Leon Burkhart; two daughters, Laura Burkhart and Ledonna Brumbalough; one brother, Steven Mitchell Byerley; one sister, Janet Marie Dobbs; and her stepfather, Jerry York, all of Benton.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, July 26, at Collier Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. with Rev. Mark Dillon, Rev. Tommy Gamble and Rev. Othar Ruby officiating. Interment will be at Dunn Cemetery.