Edith Jewell Burgfeld

Monday, May 8, 2017
Edith Burgfeld

Edith Jewell Burgfeld, 96, of Pocahontas, Ark., passed away May 3, 2017, at the Randolph County Nursing Home in Pocahontas.

She was born on October 20, 1920, in St. Francis, Ark., and was the daughter of the late N.D. and Ida Mae (Hall) Oxley.

She was united in marriage to Leo Burgfeld and he preceded her in death in December 1990.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; brothers, George Denver Oxley and Delmar C. Oxley; and a sister, Gladys Crittenden.

She is survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, in the Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home chapel with Charles Carrens officiating. Burial is in Piggott Cemetery in Piggott, Ark. Pallbearers are Shannon Lincoln, David Bandy, Jim Sanders and Noah Bandy. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott, is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be held beginning at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, and will continue until the time of the service at the funeral home.