Jean McRae Burdine, 87, Old Hickory, died March 3.
Burdine was a faithful member of Hermitage United Methodist Church and the Ballinger Sunday School Class. She was a 1944 graduate of Isaac Litton High School. After graduation she was employed as a programmer for National Life Insurance Company. She retired in 1965 and became a mother and homemaker and began her journey assisting her husband in creating and operating the family wholesale plumbing and electrical supply business. Mrs. Burdine was the daughter of the late, Thomas Kenneth and Sallie Hall McRae. She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Lucille (George) Bryan, Helen McRae and Grace (Leonard) Staggs. She enjoyed spending time loving her entire family, especially her three granddaughters. She always had a smile to share with everyone she met.
She is survived by: husband of 50 years, Robert Dean Burdine; daughter, Sallie (James) Dye; granddaughters, Elizabeth Dye, Julianna Dye and Caroline Dye.
Funeral services were Friday, March 7 at Hermitage United Methodist Church, 205 Belinda Pkwy., Hermitage, TN with Rev. Gary Speich officiating. Interment followed at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson Street, Nashville, TN 37203 or Miriam’s Promise, 522 Russell Street, Nashville, TN 37206.
Visitation was Thursday at the funeral home and prior to service time Friday at the church. Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.