Ora Cathleen “Kate” Burdette, 92, went home to be with the Lord on November 27, 2020. She was born January 1, 1928 in Kenna, WV .
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great- grandmother. She worked as a food demonstrator for 30 years and Springfield Township Election Poll worker and judge for 38 years. She was a member of Akron Baptist Temple (Connect Church) for 68 years and sang in the choir for 65 years.
Kate was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Emmitt, her parents, 3 brothers and one sister.
She is survived by her son, Steve (Sandi) Burdette and daughter, Sandra Woodby; brother, Paul; sisters, Ruth Burdette, Ruby Herseman and Janet Boggess; grandsons, Dr. Steven (Carrie) Burdette and Timothy (Johnna) Woodby; great-grandchildren, Rylanne, Payton, Hadleigh Burdette; Madelyn, Emmitt, Marin Woodby; and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff of Sunrise of Cuyahoga Falls for their love and care of “Miss Kate” these past five years and thank the nurses of Harbor Light Hospice for their care.
Friends may call at Connect Church, 578 Killian Road, Coventry Twp, Ohio 44319 on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 from 12 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. with services following, Reverend Larry Knight officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Connect Church, c/o Building Fund in memory of Kate.
Private interment at Hillside Memorial Park.
For the safety of the family and other guests, masks are required, and the number of people permitted in the building at a time will be limited. Your cooperation and patience are appreciated.
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