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Willie Inez Burnett Wilson
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Birth: Mar. 29, 1926
Roganville
Jasper County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 2011
Lafayette
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA

Willie Inez Wilson, age 86 of Lafayette, Louisiana, passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at her residence.

Funeral services to remember her life will be at 1pm Friday, December 23, 2011 at the Friendship Church in Roganville, Texas.

Interment will follow services in the Friendship Cemetery next to the church.

Born on March 29, 1928 in Roganville, Texas to her parents, Herbert Thaddeus Burnett and Lena (Sheffield) Burnett.

Willie grew up near Roganville, lived in Kirbyville, Texas, Bon Wier, Texas, Erath, Louisiana, Deweyville, Texas and lived in Lafayette for the past year.

Willie was of the Baptist faith and she was a homemaker. Willie was a creative, colorful, had a dynamic personality and she lived her life with passion. She enjoyed cooking and her family will fondly remember her homemade biscuits and her pies.

Willie is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Jim Bob Wilson, her brothers, H. L. "Cowboy" Burnett (FAG memorial 43808911) and Sherman Burnett (FAG memorial 44362052) and her sisters, Wilma Simmonds (FAG memorial 5623149), Annie Faye Ratchford and Arbel Hudson (FAG memorial 74269242).

Those who will most cherish her memory are her daughter, Grace Ann Cobb of Lafayette, Louisiana, her sons, George A. Whitten and wife, Joanna of Orangefield, Texas, William H. "Hub" Whitten and wife, Cindy of Grapevine, Texas and Robert Wilson and wife, Celina of Lafayette, her sisters, Mozell Woods of Newton, Texas and Patsy Burnett of Lumberton, Texas, her brother, Joe Burnett of Newton, fourteen grandchildren and twenty great grandchildren. Willie is also survived by numerous members of her extended family.

For those who desire memorial donations in lieu of flowers, please send a donation in memory of Willie to the Friendship Cemetery Care Fund, 3906 County Road 451, Kirbyville, Texas 75956.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Herbert T. Burnett (1894 - 1964)
  Lena Louvenia Sheffield Burnett (1904 - 1991)
 
 Spouse:
  James Vance Wilson (1935 - 1997)
 
 Siblings:
  Mozelle Elizabeth Burnett Woods (1923 - 2014)*
  Alma Arbell Burnett Hutson (1924 - 1998)*
  Willie Inez Burnett Wilson (1926 - 2011)
  Wilma Burnett Simmonds (1928 - 1998)*
  Herbert L. Burnett (1930 - 2009)*
  Annie Faye Burnett Rachford (1932 - 2004)*
  Thad Sherman Burnett (1935 - 2001)*
  Joseph Polk Burnett (1941 - 2015)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Friendship Cemetery
Kirbyville
Jasper County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Mary
Originally Created by: Bettie
Record added: Dec 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82256119
Willie Inez <i>Burnett</i> Wilson
Added by: Bettie
 
 
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- Bettie
 Added: Feb. 12, 2014

- Bettie
 Added: Sep. 19, 2012
Remembering Willie this Christmas season.....
- Bettie
 Added: Dec. 22, 2011
 
 
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