BURNETT, ALTA, 89 of Taylorsville, KY, returned to her Heavenly Father Wednesday, March 13, 2013 surrounded by her loving family.
She was retired from General Electric, but enjoyed many years as a wife, mother and homemaker; spending much of her time caring and loving on the children of the family.
Alta had a gentle spirit with an infectious smile and had a kind word for everyone she met. She prided herself on being "Doctor Grandma" to all in her care. Alta was a member of Elk Creek Baptist Church.
Left to cherish her memory is her beloved husband of 66 years, Clarence Burnett; along with daughter, Connie Decker (Bruce) and son Thomas Burnett (Debbie); as well as three grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by three sisters Alene Burton, Dorothy Kerns and Mabel Barnes; two brothers, Joe Kerns, and Dallas Kerns; along with a host of nieces and nephews.
She will be greeted in heaven by her parents, Hobart and Pearl (Coffey) Kerns; four brothers Glenn, Charlie, Roy and little Bud as well as her precious great-great-grandson, Hunter.
Visitation will be at Evergreen Funeral Home in Louisville, Friday, from noon-8p.m. The funeral service will be on Saturday at 2 p.m. Gifts may be made to Hosparus of Louisville or Kosair Childrens Hospital.
Please leave your online condolence for the family at evergreen-louisville.com.
Published in The Courier-Journal on Mar. 14, 2013