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Lena Ray Harris Burnett
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Birth: Dec. 28, 1897
Splunge
Monroe County
Mississippi, USA
Death: May 29, 1975
Birmingham
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA

Husbands:
1)John J. Burnett
2)Lemuel Green Boyett


Owner of J.J. Burnett's Grocery store in Birmingham,AL

Obituary in The Birmingham News 30 May 1975:
Lena Rae Harris Burnett Boyett: Entered into Eternal Rest Thursday, May 29, 1975. Mrs. Lena Burnett Boyett, 77, of 1201 Third Ave., West, who died Thursday, was a Mississippi native and had lived in Birmingham 60 years. She retired after 50 years as owner of J. J. Burnett Grocery Co. and was a member of Hunter Street Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, L. G. Boyett, a daughter, Mrs. Floye B. Lee, a son, Billy Burnett, both of Birmingham; four sisters, Mrs. Jimmie Lewis, Aberdeen, Miss., Mrs. Flora Lou Burnett, Mrs. Lillie Nixon and Mrs. LaVerne Northington, all of Birmingham; two brothers, Barron Harris, Allendale, S.C., and Cleo Harris, Columbus, Miss., and three (step) sons, Billy, Ted and Que Boyeett, all of Sulligent.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Willie Thomas Harris (1871 - 1919)
  Mary Lou Marilla Falkner Harris (1877 - 1960)
 
 Spouse:
  John J Burnett (1890 - 1970)
 
 Children:
  J. T. Burnett (1917 - 1945)*
  Billy Orby Burnett (1924 - 2007)*
  Floye Bell Burnett Lee (1925 - 2006)*
 
 Sibling:
  Lena Ray Harris Burnett (1897 - 1975)
  Lillie Green Harris Nixon (1908 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Mother
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Birmingham
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA
Plot: Block 25
 
Created by: Marlene Lee Lawley
Record added: Jul 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28441082
Lena Ray <i>Harris</i> Burnett
Added by: Marlene Lee Lawley
 
Lena Ray <i>Harris</i> Burnett
Added by: Marlene Lee Lawley
 
Lena Ray <i>Harris</i> Burnett
Added by: Marlene Lee Lawley
 
 
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