(Nov. 26, 2012)
William "Bill" Burnette of Sweetwater, passed away on
Monday, Nov. 26, at the family home.
He was a member of North Sweetwater Baptist Church and a veteran of the
U.S. Air Force.
He was 79.
Preceded in death by his parents, William Ernest and Myrtle
K. Burnette; sister, Eula Stockton.
Survivors include: wife of 50 years-Frances Burnette;
Son and daughter-in-law-Louis and Torri Burnette;
Grandson-Brandon Burnette, all of Sweetwater;
Granddaughter-Amber Burnette of Madisonville;
Brothers and sisters-in-law-Kyle and Pat Burnette of Apple
Valley, Calif.; Charles and Lorna Burnette of Irvine, Calif.; and Hollis and Olga Burnette of Sweetwater;
Several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday Nov. 28, at
Kyker Funeral Homes, Sweetwater, from 5-7 p.m. Graveside service and interment
will be 11 a.m., Thursday at Fenders United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev.
Ed Donley officiating. Military honors will be provided by members of the
Sweetwater V.F.W. Gold Star Post 5156, and members of Monroe County Disabled
American Veterans #93. Sweetwater
Memory Chapel in charge of arrangements.