Date of birth:  01 May 1993 – Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana
Date of death: 19 Nov 1999 – North Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana

Brown County Democrat, November 24, 1999

Ericka Burkhart

Six-year-old Ericka Whitney Burkhart, the great-granddaughter of Brown County residents Frank and Mary Oliver, died Friday after­noon, November 19, 1999, at St. Vincent Jennings Hospital in North Vernon. She had been living in Franklin.

Ericka was born May 1, 1993, in Johnson County to Tracy Ann Burkhart. Her mother survives in Franklin.

She was a first-grader at Creekside Elementary School on the outskirts of Franklin and was a member of the Locust Grove Pentecostal Church in Spearsville.

She loved Barney.

Other survivors include two brothers, Treci Michael Burkhart and Isaias Storm Burkhart; and grandparents, Elmer Burkhart of North Vernon and Shirley Burkhart of Franklin.

The Reverend Jay Griffie led a service Tuesday afternoon, No­vember 23, at Locust Grove Pente­costal Church in Brown County.

Burial was in Franklin’s Greenlawn Cemetery. Long Funeral Home in Edinburgh was in charge of arrangements.

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey