|Birth: ||May 3, 1881|
|Death: ||Jan. 18, 1951|
Obituary of Ida Alice Mercer Burnett
Ida Alice Mercer, daughter of Clement and Hetty Mercer, was born near Pretty Prairie, KS, May 3, 1881. She departed this life on Jan. 18, 1951 at the age of 69 years, 8 months and 15 days.
She was united in marriage at Hutchinson, KS, Oct. 15, 1898 to Samuel M. Burnett. To this union four children were born: Mrs. Dora Scott, Campbell, CA; Theron J., Caldwell, ID; Mrs. Ona Pike, San Jose, CA; and Mrs. Lavone Hill, Amorita, OK.
For about twenty years Mr. and Mrs. Burnett lived in the Byron community. In 1943 they moved to Cherokee, OK. This was her home until the time of her death.
At the age of 13 years she became a Christian and a member of the Progressive Brethren Church, remaining with this faith until 1936 when she became a member of the Assembly of God Church.
She was a kind and loving mother and a true friend to all who knew her.
"O Lord, we will miss her but she is at rest,
And soon we shall meet her and those we loved best.
Lord help us to bear it, to remember that she,
Is safely with Jesus, by the bright Crystal sea."
Note: Ida is the daughter of Edwin "Clem" Clement Mercer and Henrietta "Hetty""Nelly" Mae Schisler married April 08, 1866 Browning, Browning Township, Schuyler County, Illinois.
Samuel McCord Burnett (1873 - 1958)
Dora Burnett Scott (1900 - 1979)*
Delores Lavone Burnett Hill (1919 - 2011)*
Created by: dianneh
Record added: Apr 17, 2009
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