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1916 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
James Thomas Burnett, Sr.


James Thomas Burnett, Sr., 96, husband of Wilma Mulkey Burnett, of Greenville, died Wednesday, May 08, 2013.

Born in Greenwood, SC, he was a son of the late John Samuel and Mary Rebecca Walker Burnett.

Mr. Burnett retired from Borden Dairy after 43 years.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons; James T. Burnett, Jr. and wife Elaine of Taylors, SC and John W. Burnett and wife Kathy of Greenville, SC; five grandchildren: Kelly Brown, Jay Burnett, Kent Burnett, Kim Banish, and John Burnett, Jr.; and ten great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother and five sisters.

Graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. in Edgewood Cemetery, Greenwood, SC. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Emeritus At Greenville, 1306 Pelham Road, Greenville, SC 29615.

Memorials may be made to Edwards Road Baptist Church Building Fund, 1050 Edwards Road, Greenville, SC 29615.

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Published in The Greenville News on May 10, 2013
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