Johnie L. Burnette, 72, of Roanoke, passed away on Wednesday May 15, 2013. He was born on January 23, 1941 to the late Lewis Burnett and Alice Taylor. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Hattie Cotton. He is survived by sisters, Reba Keeling, Rosa Stuart, and Christeen Lewis; brothers, William Burnette (Virginia), Walter Burnette (Virginia), and Sherley Stuart; and a host of relatives and friends.
Special thanks to the staff at Friendship Manor.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday May 18, 2013, at Serenity Funeral Home. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service. Friends may call at Serenity on Friday, 2 to 8 p.m. for viewing. Arrangements by Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation Service.