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In Memory of

Mary Turnley Burnett

February 14, 1922 - May 30, 2017

Obituary


BURNETT, Mary Turnley, 95, of Richmond, Va., died May 30, 2017, at Life Select House in Falmouth, Va. She is survived by her son, Larry Burnett and wife, Sheryl A. Burnett, of Southport, N.C.; two grandchildren, Joseph A Burnett, wife, Tiffany, of Greensboro, N.C., Sarah V. Burnett of Sneads Ferry, N.C.; and great-granddaughter, Hadley L. Burnett of Greensboro, N.C. She was a member of Ginter Park Baptist Church, where she taught children's Sunday school for over 30 years. Mrs. Burnett was a dedicated teacher in the Virginia Public School System for 37 years and she...

BURNETT, Mary Turnley, 95, of Richmond, Va., died May 30, 2017, at Life Select House in Falmouth, Va. She is survived by her son, Larry Burnett and wife, Sheryl A. Burnett, of Southport, N.C.; two grandchildren, Joseph A Burnett, wife, Tiffany, of Greensboro, N.C., Sarah V. Burnett of Sneads Ferry, N.C.; and great-granddaughter, Hadley L. Burnett of Greensboro, N.C. She was a member of Ginter Park Baptist Church, where she taught children's Sunday school for over 30 years. Mrs. Burnett was a dedicated teacher in the Virginia Public School System for 37 years and she taught her last 34 years at John Marshall High School. A memorial service will be held at Ginter Park Baptist Church on June 24, 2017, at 11 a.m. in the church sanctuary. The family will receive friends at the church immediately after the service in the Fellowship Hall. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Back Pack Program, c/o Ginter Park Baptist Church, 1200 Wilmington Avenue, Richmond, Va. 23227 and to the Mary Washington Hospice, 2300 Fall Hill Avenue, Suite 401, Fredericksburg, Va. 22401. Internment will be in Arlington National Cemetery, joining her husband, E. Ray Burnett.