Obituary of Larry Joe Burnett
Larry Joe Burnett, age 71, of Bogata, passed away, Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at his residence. He was born June 11, 1948 to Roy and Margie Jackson Burnett, Jr. in Roswell, New Mexico. Larry was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He loved challenges of all kinds, was a craftsman and could fix about anything he put his mind to. Larry was very proud of his grandchildren and their accomplishments. He was a member of the Cuthand United Methodist Church and Rosalie Lodge # 527 A.F.& A.M. Larry was employed with Texas Utilities for over 31 years and also served in the U.S. Army Reserves. Preceding him in death are his parents and sister; Jackie Martin. Larry married Gale Dillow on August 23, 1969, in Lubbock.
Survivors include his wife, Gale Dillow Burnett, son; Larry Joe Burnett II of Port Neches, Tx, daughter; Stephanie Purviance and husband, Jim of Cuthand, sisters; Janice Young and husband, J.D. of San Marcus and Joyce Lee of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; brother, Jeff Burnett and wife, Tosha of Little Elm and grandchildren; Kynlie Burnett, Will Purviance, Gabe Purviance, Kerrah Burnett, Brayden Burnett and Aly Burnett.
Funeral services are set for Monday, June 17th, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at Cuthand United Methodist Church with Rev. John Purviance officiating. Burial will follow in Madras Cemetery with Rosalie Lodge # 527 A.F.& A.M conducting Masonic Graveside Rites. Services are under the direction of Clarksville Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends one hour before service at the church.
Serving as pallbearers are, Trevor Jessee, Reese Jessee, Heath Holt, Evan Purviance, Zack Lane and Jerry House.
Serving as Honorary Pallbearers are Robert Holt, Dewayane Martin, Dennis Purviance, Sonny Hammond, Michael Burgess, David Igo and John Brooks.
Memories and condolences may be added at www.clarksvillefuneralhome.com .