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Mary Jean Burnette

January 25, 1959 November 22, 2019
Mary Jean Burnette
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Obituary for Mary Jean Burnette

Mary Jean Burnette, 60, passed away on Friday, November 22, 2019. She was born in Norfolk, VA to the late Frank and Jean Hedger Everette. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Cecil “Jimmy” Burnette III and a sister, Claudia Ruehle.

She is survived by a daughter, Francheska “Frankie” Ferguson and husband Sean; her brother, Frankie Everette Jr, and Toni; four nephews, Little Edward Ruehle and wife Shannon, John, Jeffery, Joshua Everette ; three nieces, Lauren Tellinger, Alene and Cayla Everette; three great nieces; a cousin, Barbara Jean; Special friends, Lynn and Billy Athey and Cindy Best and a host of extended family and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 3 PM, Wednesday, November 27, in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel. Burial will follow in Olive Branch Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening 6 to 7 pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the SPCA.

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Funeral Service




3:00 PM 11/27/2019 3:00:00 PM
Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel

5201 Portsmouth Blvd.
Portsmouth, VA 23701

Visitation Tuesday evening 6 to 7 PM

Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel
5201 Portsmouth Blvd. Portsmouth 23701 VA
United States

Cemetery Details


Olive Branch Cemetery Final Resting Place

2 Cpl J M Williams Ave.
Portsmouth, VA 23701

2 Cpl J M Williams Ave. Portsmouth 23701 VA
United States

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