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James Earl (Jim) Burchfield

August 26, 1933 ~ April 30, 2022 (age 88)

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James Earl (Jim) Burchfield, age 88 of Oneida TN, passed from this life to his heavenly home on Saturday, April 30, 2022. He was born on August 26, 1933, to the late Eva and Arvel Burchfield.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Rose Burchfield (infant), Edna (Joe) Gafford of Sperry OK, and Helen Reifsnyder of Bradenton FL.

Jim is survived by sisters, Azalea (the late Clifton) Kearney of Knoxville, TN, Linda (the late Ray) Silva, of Mt. Dora, FL and Patti (Roy) Haun of Knoxville, TN, Sandra (the late Fred) Woods of Ferguson, NC; brother, Ricky (Sharon) Burchfield of Norton, VA and many nieces and nephews and other family members and loved ones. Jim also leaves behind a loving church family. He was a member of Pentecost Baptist Church. He loved his church and they loved him. A special thanks to Crow and Sharon Sexton and Tim and Sherry Hicks for the years of picking him up for church, and to Joe Smith for always coming when Jim needed help with something. Jim also leaves behind good neighbors and friends. A special thanks to Kaye and the late Jack Cordell and Chester Laxton for all the kindness you showed. He enjoyed your company and spoke of you often.

Friends may visit with the Burchfield family on Saturday, May 7, 2022 from 11 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 12 p.m. in the chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Hicks officiating. Music will be provided by the Pentecost Baptist Church choir.

Committal service will follow in the Jonathan Chitwood Cemetery in Winfield, TN. Pallbearers will be family and friends.

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