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Obituary for Isola Jean Burdette (Thomas)

Isola Jean  Burdette (Thomas)
Isola Jean Burdette, 90, Atchison, KS died Friday, February 1, 2019 at the Atchison Medicalodge.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00PM on Monday, February 4, 2019 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Rev Keith Hoover officiating. Burial will follow in the Sugar Creek Cemetery, Rushville, MO. The family will receive friends from 6:30-8PM on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Sugar Creek Church or Alzheimer’s Association and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at
Isola was born on May 28, 1928 in Weston Mo. the daughter of James and Roberdia (Thomas) McGhay. Isola attended and graduated from the Mount St. Scholastica with a teaching degree. She married William Jewell Burdette and he preceded her in death on January 14, 1992. She worked as a clicker operator for the Berger Company, Atchison until she retired in 1986. Isola enjoyed painting, quilting and playing the piano.
Isola is survived by a son Ed (Sandy) Burdette Rushville, MO., a daughter Kathy (Danny) Pyles, Rushville, MO., sister Edna Hale, Gladstone, MO, a sister in law Marie McGhay, Enid, OK, 5 grandchildren Eddie Burdette, Rushville, MO and Heather Burdette, St. Joseph, MO, Kathy Jo (Scott) Shelby, Platte City, MO., Daniel Joseph Pyles, Rushville, MO., Cory Pyles, Yukon, OK, great grandchildren Boston & Rylie Burdette, Rushville, MO., Corbin Bauer, St. Joseph, MO, Kaley Pyles and Courtney Shelby both of Platte City, MO.
She is preceded in death by her parents, a brother Donald McGhay, sisters Estelle Carpenter and Lola Stephenson.

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