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www.childers-shepherd.org, 31 May 2010
WEAVERVILLE: Helen Inez Brown Burnette, 86 of 3 Little Joe Dr., passed away Wednesday,
April 21, 2010 at her residence.  She was a native and lifelong resident of Buncombe County
and a daughter of the late Ed and Pansy Arrowood Brown.  She was also preceded in death by
her husband Boyd (Pete) Burnette, a son, Boyd Burnette, brothers; Richard Brown and Otis
Brown.  Helen had worked several years as a seamstress.  She was a loving Mother and
Granny and will be greatly missed.

Surviving are her daughters; Shirley Kuykendall, Carolyn Rector and Nadine Williams, sons;
Bobby, Eddie and Wesley Burnette, sister, Hilda Cross, twenty grandchildren and twenty-two
great grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held at 2:30 pm Saturday, April 24, 2010 at Piney Mountain Baptist
Church.  Rev. Steve Freeman and Rev. Roy Shepherd will officiate.  Burial will follow in the
church cemetery.  Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.  The family will receive friends from 1 –
2:30 pm prior to the service.

Blue Ridge Funeral Service, Mars Hill is assisting the family.   

Citizen-Times, April 23, 2010
Helen Inez Brown (Burnette)
1924 - 21 April 2010
Bunc Co NC   Bunc Co NC