Cynthia Burnette

Cynthia Beuchat


Asheville - Cynthia Beuchat Burnette, 63, of Asheville, died on Friday, January 25, 2013, at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals.

Born on January 7, 1950, in Canton, OH, Mrs. Burnette was a daughter of Peg Schneider Beuchat and of the late Richard Beuchat. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her brother, Richie Beuchat, and brother-in-law, Mark Lux.

Mrs. Burnette graduated from Central Catholic Church High School, in Canton before then graduating from Mercy School of Nursing, also in Canton. She retired from Mission Hospitals, where she worked as an RN. She had also worked with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and was a member of the Sweet Adelines Land O' Sky Chapter. Mrs. Burnette was a member of Starnes Cove Baptist Church.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband Ray Burnette; sister, Sue Lux, and sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and Brad Williams; brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Mary Beuchat; nieces and nephews, Dylan, Colin and Aggie Lux, Bailey Williams, Alexandra, Emily, and Luke Beuchat, and Robert and Linda Baker; and sister-in-law, Susie Baker and husband Bobby.

A funeral service for Mrs. Burnette will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. with the Rev. Charlie Sams officiating. Interment will follow at noon at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, in Black Mountain.

Her family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central & Western North Carolina, Johnston Building, 212 S. Tryon St., Suite 1080, Charlotte, NC 28281.

The online register is available at


Funeral Home

Groce Funeral Home
1401 Patton Avenue Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 252-3535

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Jan. 27, 2013