86, of Middletown, Ohio, went to be with our Lord on May 11th, 2021. She was born in Lawrenceville, Illinois, on

November 30th, 1934, to the late Roy Horton and Marie


Jean married Jolly Burkhead on December 7th, 1959, in Hamilton, Ohio. They resided in Carlisle, Ohio, for numerous years. She was a loyal member of Riverview Baptist Church in Franklin, Ohio. There she touched many hearts by teaching Sunday School and singing in the choir.

She was also employed by Marsh Supermarket in the deli and bakery department for 18 years.

She was a loving, Christian woman whose legacy will live on in her two daughters, Jackie (David) Leskovac of Middletown, and Julie (Chris) Chapman of Carlisle.

Amongst her survivors are four grandsons, Eric (Shannon) Williams of Revere, MA, Christopher (Michelle) Schaffer of Middletown, OH, Kyle and TJ Crossley of Carlisle, OH; two granddaughters, Chloe and Carlie Leskovac of Middletown, OH; two great-granddaughters, Ella Williams of Revere, MA, and Addison Schaffer of Middletown, OH; two great-grandsons, Zaiden and Greyson Schaffer of Middletown, OH.

She is also survived by two sisters, Emma Lou Becker of Nashville, TN, and Linda (Edward) Jankoski of Hamilton, OH; as well as many special nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Bill Williams; two brothers, Robert Beatty and Rusty Abrams; three sisters, Judy Brown, Patty Quaife, and Carol Maggard.

The family would like to thank all the wonderful aides and nurses from Home Instead and Compassus Hospice who took excellent care of her.

In lieu of flowers, please send a donation in Jean's honor to Compassus Hospice, 4434 Carver Woods Drive, Suite 115, Blue Ash, Ohio 45242.

Join us in celebrating her life on Tuesday, May 18th, 2021, at Anderson Funeral Home, 1357 E. 2nd Street, Franklin, Ohio 45005. The family will receive guests from 11am-1pm, where a funeral service will follow beginning at 1 pm, officiated by Sherrill Sizemore. She will be laid to rest at Springboro

Cemetery, in Springboro, Ohio.

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