|Birth: ||Sep. 5, 1873|
|Death: ||May 23, 1958|
Obituary of Samuel McCord Burnett
Samuel McCord Burnett, son of Joel and Amanda Burnett, was born at Dana, IN, Sept. 5, 1873 and departed this life at Cherokee, OK, May 23, 1958 at the age of 84 years, 8 months and 18 days.
When Samuel was about 10 years of age his parents and other members of the family left Indiana and moved to KS, locating at Burlington. Later on they moved to Reno County, KS, and made their home on a quarter section of land which is now a part of the town site of the city of Hutchinson.
While living at Hutchinson, Samuel was united in marriage to Ida Alice Mercer. Their marriage took place in Hutchinson. To their union the following children were born: Dora, Theron J. , Ona and Lavone.
Following their marriage Mr. and Mrs. Burnett moved to Iowa where they lived for several years. In 1924 they came to OK and located at Byron where they made their home until 1943 and then came to Cherokee where Mr. Burnett has continued to live until his sudden death last Friday night. Mrs. Burnett departed this life during the year 1951. Five sisters and one brother also preceded their brother in death.
Surviving are the following children: Mrs. Dora Scott, Santa Clara, CA; Theron J. Burnett, Caster, MT; Mrs. Ona Pike, San Jose, CA; Mrs. Lavone Hill, Wichita, KS; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Nancy Witt, Callaway, NE; Mrs. Addie Harper, Seiling, OK; Mrs. Maude Stroup, Glendale, CA; three brothers, Wesley Burnett, Bend, OR; Mike and Jim Burnett, Arlington, KS; other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at the Hodge-Smith Chapel with W. A. Keller officiating. The Potter Trio sang - Frank Potter, Ruby Lembke and Marjorie Potter. Interment was in Bethel Cemetery, northeast of Amorita.
Ida Alice Mercer Burnett (1881 - 1951)*
Dora Burnett Scott (1900 - 1979)*
Delores Lavone Burnett Hill (1919 - 2011)*
Created by: dianneh
Record added: Apr 17, 2009
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