Gladstone Lee Burnett, 93, of Trion, Georgia, died on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at Oakview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Mr. Burnett was born on Oct. 24, 1918 in Fort Payne, Ala., the son of the late Henry Burnett and Lela Huskey Burnett. He was retired from Cook’s Pest Control. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church. Mr. Burnett had served for many years in the track ministry.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Pearl Burnett and his second wife,Thelma Edwards Burnett; brothers, Robert Burnett and Hoyt Burnett; sisters, Lorene Burnett and Irene King.
Mr. Burnett is survived by a brother, Clifford Burnett.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 8, at Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Todd Threkeld officiating. Burial will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Randy Burnett, Danny Burnett, Jessie Blansit, Richard White, Gary Wells, and Allen Green. Honorary pallbearers will be all members of Emmanuel Baptist Church and all Friends.
Mr. Burnett will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from noon until the service hour on Friday.