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 Audrey <I>Sapp</I> Burnette

Audrey Sapp Burnette

Birth
Kentucky, USA
Death 10 Jun 1991 (aged 81)
Colfax, McLean County, Illinois, USA
Burial Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 34999232 · View Source
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The funeral of Audrey Burnette, 81, an 11-year resident of Sibley, formerly of Bloomington and a former seamstress, will be at 11 a.m. today at Metzler-Froelich Memorial Home, Bloomington, the Rev. Fred Belcher officiating.

Burial will be in Park Hill Cemetery, Bloomington. Visitation was last night.

She died at 5:20 a.m. Monday (June 10, 1991) at Octavia Manor, Colfax, where she had been a resident for six weeks.

She was born Jan. 26, 1910, in Fordsville, Ky., a daughter of Henry C. and Susie Tucker Sapp. She married Jesse Burnette Dec. 27, 1927, in Fordsville. He died Sept. 13, 1971.

Surviving are one son, William H., Wheatfield, Ind.; four daughters, Bernice Jones, Holder; Delores Suttle, 601 W. Bissell St., Bloomington; Naomi Wyant, Sibley; and Jessie LaVerne Schaefer, 613 N. School St., Normal; one sister, Hazel Tutko, Valley Station, Ky.; 23 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one infant son, one granddaughter, one brother and one sister.

Mrs. Burnette was a seamstress at the OK Taylor Shop in Bloomington for many years. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Bloomington.

Memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation.

The obituary is being rerun because a daughter's name was incorrect.

Copyright Pantagraph Publishing Co. Jun 12, 1991


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  • Created by: Julie Cahill Tarr
  • Added: 19 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34999232
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Audrey Sapp Burnette (26 Jan 1910–10 Jun 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34999232, citing Park Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Julie Cahill Tarr (contributor 47064174) .