Jo Carol Burnett

Jo Carol Burnett

Jo Carol McFalls Tucker Burnett, 60 of Watson passed away in Little Rock on February 15, 2016.

She was the director of ancillary services at Dumas Public Schools, the 2004 -2005 Teacher of the Year at Dumas Junior High School, the 2004 – 2005 Teacher of the Year for Dumas School District, ACT Proctor, Master of Education Harding University 2006, principal at Dumas Reed Elementary, and taught at DeWitt and Hamburg School Districts.


She was born in Star City on November 19, 1955 and was the daughter of Thomas J. and Onita Ollar McFalls.

Survivors are her husband, Malcolm Burnett of Watson, her parents, Thomas J. and Onita McFalls of Dumas, three sons, Phillip (Nikki) Tucker, Jr., of Lawndale, California, Jerry O. Tucker of Star City and Daniel (Brandy) Tucker of Edgewood, Maryland and four sisters, Charlotte (Larry) Burnett of Dumas, Cindy McFalls of Lowell, Connie (Ray) Lenderman of Dumas and Camille (Marty) Chambers of Glendale, three grandchildren, Max and Brody Tucker and Emily Tucker.

Visitation is February 18 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m., followed by memorial service at 6 p.m., both held at Griffin Funeral Home in Dumas.

Memorials may be made to Delta Area Community Foundation, P.O. Box 894, Dumas, Arkansas 71639.