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Thomas ‘Julius’ Burt

Services for Thomas “Julius” Burt, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Wednesday, Nov. 26, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel on NatchezDrive with burial in Arlington Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is Tuesday from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Burt, 84, died Nov. 24, 2008, at Haven Hall HealthcareCenter. He was born in Pascagoula on Dec. 9, 1923, to ThomasDecater Burt and Effie Inez McLaughlin Burt.

He retired from the Mississippi State Highway Department. Heserved in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of Mt.Moriah Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; a son, Jimmy Lynn Burt;a brother, Hoover Burt; and a sister, Opal Burt.

Survivors are his wife, Myrtle Marie Freeman Burt, ofBrookhaven; his sons, Julius William Burt and wife, Judy, LarryDale Burt and wife, Becky, and Lee Van Burt and wife, Lisa, all ofBrookhaven; a daughter, Audrey Burt Allgood and husband, Clyde, ofWesson; a brother, Roffie Burt, of Brookhaven; his sisters, AgnesWilliams and Inez Thornhill, both of Brookhaven, Hilda Penner, ofCalifornia, Sandra Ratcliff, of Florida, and Barbara McCraken, ofAustin, Texas; his nine grandchildren, Brad Burt, Allison Graham,Jim Burt, Tom Burt, Megan Burt, Ryan Burt, Misty Morrison, StacyBrister and Clay Johnson; his 12 great-grandchildren, KatelynMorrison, Jesse and Cotton Brister, Devin, Justin and Dillon Burt,Brittany Reeves, Abigail Graham, Nikki Burt, Kyle, Cheyenne andBrooks Burt; a great-great-grandchild, Haley Reeves; hisstep-grandchildren, Hanna and Trevor Davis and Jake Smith.