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Linda Marie (Brasket) Burkett

May 2, 1948 ~ February 21, 2024 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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Linda Burkett Obituary

Linda Marie Burkett, age 75, of Centralia, Illinois, peacefully passed away at 11:30 A.M. on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at Centralia Manor in Centralia, Illinois, with her family by her side.  She was born on May 2, 1948, in East Chicago, Indiana, the daughter of Henry Aaron and Mary Louise (Harmon) Brasket.

Linda is survived by her loving family; daughter, Kimberly Stover and wife Keri Stover of Mount Vernon, Illinois; son, James Burkett and wife Nicole of Clearwater, Florida; grandchildren, Cheri Lynn Burkett, Chris Stover, and Carter Burkett, Carissa Burkett; great granddaughters, Kaitlyn Dawn Marie Hutson , and Amelia LeeAnn Stover; sister, Wilma Harrison  of Centralia, Illinois; niece, Amanda Cummins and husband Keith of Salem, Illinois; and great nieces, Lexi Cummins and Kylie Cummins.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Henry Brasket and Mary Brasket; sister, Diane Louise Higgins: brothers, Eugene Richard Brasket, and James Neal Brasket; and nephew, Eric James Arrasmith.

Linda enjoyed reading murder mysteries written by Agatha Christie and Arthur Conan Doyle of Sherlock Holmes.  She liked watching Sci Fi movies and going out to do some shopping. She enjoyed crafts, crocheting, and coloring in adult coloring books.  A day didn’t go by without having one of her favorite drinks of Coca Cola. She loved listening to Classic Rock & Roll music including Creedance Clearwater Revival and Bob Seger.  Linda cherished the time she spent with her family and friends.

Linda retired in 2005 as a line production operator with Littelfuse Inc. in Centralia, Illinois, after 32 years of service.  She graduated with Sandoval High School’s “Class of 1966. “ Linda lived her whole life in Centralia, Illinois. 

It was the wishes of Ms. Linda M. Burkett to leave this world quietly with no public visitation or service. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Moran Queen-Boggs Funeral Home at 134 South Elm Street in Centralia, Illinois 62801. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, or share memories with Ms. Burkett’s family at

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It was the wishes of Linda to leave this world quietly with no public visitation nor services.
February 21, 2024

Moran Queen-Boggs Funeral Home
134 South Elm Street
Centralia, IL 62801

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134 South Elm Street
Centralia, IL 62801


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