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Margaret Gene Burnett

June 9, 1925 June 26, 2019
Margaret  Gene  Burnett
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Obituary for Margaret Gene Burnett

Gene Burnett, 94, a proud daughter of Graham TX, passed away on June 26 at home in Brush CO with her loving son Wes Burnett and her daughter- in -law Barbara by her side. She was born in Jean TX on June 9, 1925 to the late Ola and Thomas Watson Brazelton. She was predeceased by her husband L.W. “Bernie” Burnett, Jr the love of her life for 51 years and her sister Mildred Clark.
She graduated from Graham High School and attended Tarleton College where she studied accounting. She and Bernie lived throughout Texas during his career as a corporate pilot. They moved to Lubbock in 1966 and she completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting at Texas Tech in 1979, graduating Suma Cum Laude. She passed the CPA examination 1980 and was a CPA in Lubbock through 2006 while continuing to run the Burnett Ranch in South Bend.
She was a faithful member of Saint Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Lubbock and was active in the Lubbock County Friends of the Library.
Gene met every challenge in her life with optimism and courage. She was adored by her family for her smile, her compassion, her sparkling personality, her razor sharp intellect, her witty haiku poems and her fierce loyalty to all things Texas.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the South Plains Food Bank in Lubbock TX.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, June 29, 2019 at McMillan-Satterwhite Funeral Home. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.


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Service

Saturday

29

Jun

11:00 AM 6/29/2019 11:00:00 AM
McMillan-Satterwhite Funeral Home

1501 380 Bypass
Graham, TX 76450

McMillan-Satterwhite Funeral Home
1501 380 Bypass Graham 76450 TX
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Grove Cemetery Final Resting Place

231 Elm Street
Graham, TX 76450

231 Elm Street Graham 76450 TX
United States
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