Dorothy Gray Burnette (1934 - 2013)


Dorothy Gray Burnette, 79, of Pikeville, Ky., and formerly of Galax, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in the Pikeville Medical Center.
She was born in Dublin on July 5, 1934, to Charles and Ocie Sawyers Akers.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Sherman Burnette.
Survivors include her daughters and son-in-law, Donna Crewe of San Antonia, Texas, and Melissa and Anthony Hatfield of Blue River, Ky.; sisters, Charlene Isom of Galax and Agnes Billings of Elkin, N.C.; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Monta Vista Cemetery with Billy Burnette officiating.
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Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
201 West Center Street
Galax, VA 24333
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Published in Galax Gazette from Oct. 21 to Oct. 22, 2013
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