Carolyn Jean Burdin

Monday, December 26, 2016

Carolyn Jean Burdin, 72, of Piggott, Ark., passed from this life on December 19, 2016, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born on February 7, 1944, in California, to the late Virgil and Una (Wilson) Picklesimer. She attended Union Home General Baptist Church and loved spending time with her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Ulea "Pumpkin" Weldon and Virgie "Sis" Bozarth.

Carolyn is survived by her loving husband, Gerald Burdin of the home; three sons, Dewayne Burdin of Rector, Darren Burdin and Rhonda of Piggott and Michael (Theresa) Burdin of Piggott; one daughter, Teresa Smith of Kennett, Mo.; 13 grandchildren, Brandon Burdin and Ashtyn of Cash, Ark., Logan Burdin of Piggott, Matthew Burdin and Elizabeth of Paragould, Jonathan Smith and Carolyn of Jonesboro, Anthony Smith of Wrightsville, Ark., Kamryn Smith of Batesville, Ark., Dillon Smith of Dexter, Mo., Jimmy Smith of Piggott, Kegan Burdin of Piggott, Joseph Burdin of Piggott, Carra Burdin of Piggott, Doriann Burdin of Rector, Ashleigh Burdin of Branson, Mo.; four great-grandchildren, Gabby Smith of Jonesboro, Isiah "Zay" Smith of Jonesboro, Kaylin Burdin of Piggott, Harlie Burdin of Cash, Ark.; one sister, Nelda Sue "Toots" Nelson of California along with a host of other relatives and special friends.