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Viola Lethia Mathis Burnett
Birth: Mar. 27, 1933
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 19, 2009
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA

Momma was born in High Shoals, her daddy was Lewis and her Momma was Ida Worley Mathis.Her Momma died when she was six years old.
She was a member of Sunset Lane Baptist Church in Bessemer City.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Burnett; stepmother, Maude Mathis; son, Danny Parton; brother, Ed Mathis; and son-in-law, (Rita's husband), Marty McDaniel.
Survivors include daughters and son-in-law, Rita McDaniel of Bessemer City, Myra Stillwell and husband, Glenn, of Gastonia, Lisa Myers of Gastonia; brother, Sam Greene of San Antonio, Texas; sister, Iva Ottinger of Bessemer City; and daughter-in-law, Sally Parton of Gastonia; She had 10 grandchildren, Danny's daughter, Sherrie Parton Baity, Rita's four children, Shane Kanipe, Christina, Christopher and Shayna McDaniel, Myra's three children, Danny Harris, J.J. and Lacey Stillwell and Lisa's two children, Joseph Burnett and Ryan Myers.She had seven great-grandchildren,Matthew Baity (Danny's grandson), Raven and Chloe Kanipe, Alex Painter (Rita's grandchildren)Dustin,Austin and Madison Harris(Myra's grandchilden) and two great granddaughters(Haven Laircey, Myra's granddaughter, due in June and Hannah Kanipe,Rita's granddaughterd)due in October.
Funeral:Greene Funeral Service - West Chapel in Gastonia officiated by the Rev. Jerry Millwood.
Interment:Westview Gardens in Bessemer City.
Pallbearers are grandsons, Shane Kanipe, Joseph Burnett, Brent Baity, J.J. Stillwell, Danny Harris and Chris McDaniel and honorary pallbearer,grandson Ryan Myers.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Lewis Monroe Mathis (1910 - 1983)
  Ida Worley Mathis (1907 - 1939)
 
 Spouses:
  John William Kanipe (1924 - 2009)*
  Jesse Clarence Burnett (1927 - 2002)*
 
 Children:
  Danny Allen Parton (1950 - 2007)*
  Rita Ann Kanipe McDaniel (1953 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edgar Monroe Mathis (1930 - 2004)*
  Viola Lethia Mathis Burnett (1933 - 2009)
  Jimmie Boyce Mathis (1934 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Together Forever
 
Burial:
Westview Gardens
Bessemer City
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: MKS
Originally Created by: Elizabeth Olmstead
Record added: Sep 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29584259
Viola Lethia <i>Mathis</i> Burnett
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Viola Lethia <i>Mathis</i> Burnett
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Time keeps moving Momma. It's so hard to believe it's been six years. Love and miss you
- Myra
 Added: May. 19, 2015
Thinking of you with love,
- Myra
 Added: Apr. 5, 2015
Happy Birthday in Heaven Momma. Thinking so much of you today. Love you
- Myra
 Added: Mar. 27, 2015
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