Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for William Burnette


08/01/1930 - 10/25/2018


William "Billy" Mark Burnette, age 88 of Southside, AL passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018 at his residence.

He was born in Union County, GA to the late Monroe and Dessie Collins Burnett. Billy worked as a federal poultry inspector. He was very creative and enjoyed woodworking. Billy was a musician.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Frankie Burnette; she passed away April 19, 2018. Billy and Frankie were married 63 years; two brothers, Durane Burnett and Monroe Burnett, Jr.; and one sister, Corrine Beaver.

He is survived by his daughter, Letricia McDaniel; two grandchildren, Charles "Mike" Roland McDaniel III and Jordan Elizabeth McDaniel.

Funeral Service will be held at 3 pm, Sunday, October 28, 2018 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Rev. Aud Brown will officiate. Special music will be provided by Vivian Brown. Burial will be in the Ivy Log Baptist Church Cemetery in Blairsville, GA. Pallbearers will be Charles McDaniel III, Robert Truett, Cody Truett, Jonah Truett, Ronald Harris and Brady Harris.

The family will receive friends from 2-3 pm, Sunday, October 28, 2018 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


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