BURNETTE, Yvonne Dunn, 61, of Mechanicsville, Va., passed away on July 4, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Jerry Dwayne Burnette; her parents, Gordon H. Dunn and Gladys Dunn Waggoner; sister, Claire Davis; brothers, Hugh Conner and Wayne Conner. Yvonne is survived her sons, Tyler Burnette (Lindsay) and Christopher Burnette; siblings, Alvin Conner, Dorinda Martin, Stan Conner, Gerald Conner, Edwin Dunn, Margaret Greer, Gary Dunn, Kenny Dunn, Chip Dunn, Brian Dunn; niece, Crystal Davis; the family cat, Maya; along with many other relatives and friends. Yvonne enjoyed playing tennis, gardening, helping others and spending time with her family. Above all, she enjoyed spending time with her husband, Jerry. Yvonne and Jerry loved going on vacations, trying their luck at casinos, exploring nature and going on motorcycle rides. Yvonne spent 28 years of her life working at Hunton Andrew Kurth and held the title of Senior Professional Assistant. Yvonne had a passion for standing up for children who are in less fortunate situations. She dedicated time volunteering as a Court Appointed Special Advocate at the non-profit organization, Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN). In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to SCAN, 103 E. Grace Street Richmond, Va. 23219. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, July 31, 2021, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Tredegar Iron Works, 500 Tredegar St., Richmond, Va. 23219.
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Published by Richmond Times-Dispatch from Jul. 18 to Jul. 28, 2021.