Shirley F. Burnett 1936-2016

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CHAMPION — Shirley Fay Burnett, 80, of Champion, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.

She was born Aug. 6, 1936, in Gordonsburg, Tenn., the daughter of the late Carl Gilmer Sr. and Nellie McKnight Gilmer.

She married Glenn O. Burnett Sr. Jan. 29, 1966. He preceded her in death May 21, 2001.

Shirley enjoyed spending time with her family and was very family-oriented. She loved dogs, especially her Chihuahua, Sissy. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, Yahtzee and badminton. Shirley retired in 2000 from D&K Stores as a supervisor after 18 years of service.

She is survived by her children, Debra (Tom) Odell of Pattonville, Texas, Vickie Roberts of New York, Glenn (Tracy) Burnett Jr. of Champion and Mark (Gary Jordan) Burnett of Norfolk, Va.; grandchildren, Nicholas, Zoey, Renee, Jennifer and Christina; great-granddaughter, Shauna; and siblings, Dorothy (Charles) Stroup of Lake Milton, Ken (Joann) Gilmer of Champion and Doris McBride of California.

Besides her husband, Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Georgia; and brother, Carl Jr. “Bud.”

A private graveside service will take place. Interment will be in Champion Township Cemetery.

Arrangements are being handled by Carl W. Hall Funeral Home.

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