Archive for Wednesday, March 14, 2001

Virgil Wayne Burnett

March 14, 2001

Virgil Wayne Burnett

1924-2001

Services for Virgil Wayne Burnett, 76, Mullinville, were Monday, March 12, 2001, at the United Methodist Church in Mullinville, with Masonic services. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery in Mullinville.

Mr. Burnett died Friday, March 9, 2001, at Hilltop House in Bucklin. He was born May 10, 1924, in Mullinville, the son of Ralph Elliott and Ethel Geraldine Rudd Burnett.

He was a lifelong resident of Mullinville. He graduated in 1943 from Mullinville High School. He was a farmer and custom combiner in Kiowa, Hamilton and Finney counties.

Mr. Burnett was a member of the Mullinville United Methodist Church, was a past master of the Masonic Lodge in Mullinville and had served for several years on the school board.

On March 14, 1943, he married Shirley Ruth Ireland. She survives.

Other survivors include two sons, Cecil Wayne Burnett, Tonganoxie, and Darrell Alan Burnett, Mullinville; two brothers, Karl Burnett, Loveland, Colo., and Duane, Boulder, Colo.; a sister, Doris Stephenson, Harper; and four grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the United Methodist Church in Mullinville or Kiowa County Memorial Hospital in Greensburg, sent in care of Fleener Funeral Home, P.O. Box 426, Greensburg, 67054.

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