Burnette, Helen Anis (Chickamauga)

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Helen Anis Burnette, 89, of Chickamauga, Georgia, died on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at Heritage Health Care.

Mrs. Burnette was born August 22, 1923 in Mentone, Ala., the daughter of the late Houston Anel Smith and Alice Matthews Smith. She was a homemaker. 

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ruben Burnette; and a son, Randolph Burnette.

Survivors include a daughter, Christine Tinker; son and daughter-in-law, Randal and Barbara Burnette; sister, Hazel Wizener; brothers, Hobert Smith and Charles Smith; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27, at Mason Funeral Home with Reverend Kenneth Oliver officiating. Burial will follow in Bankhead Cemetery. Pallbearers will be her grandsons.

Mrs. Burnette will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26. 


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