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Eddie L. "Joe" Burnette
23 May 1947 - 25 December 2010
Bunc Co NC        Bunc Co NC
Eddie L. "Joe" Burnette, 63, of 2 Little Joes Drive died Saturday, December 25, 2010.

Joe was born May 23, 1947, in Buncombe County where he had lived all of his life. He
enjoyed the outdoors, farming, camping and spending time with family and friends. He was
a son of the late Pete and Helen Brown Burnette. In addition to his parents, he was also
preceded in death by his brother, Boyd Burnette.
Surviving are his wife of 40 years, Mollie Ballew Burnette; sons, Donald Burnette and wife
Jessica, and Ronnie Burnette and wife Sabrina; daughters, Christie Banks and husband
Aaron, and Tina Sumner and husband Nathan; sisters, Shirley Kuykendall, Carolyn
Rector, and Nadine Williams; brothers, Bobby and Wesley Burnette; grandchildren, Caleb, Josh, Paul, Remington, and
Colt; and several nieces and nephews.

His funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 29, 2010, in Piney Mountain Baptist Church, with
Revs. Steve Freeman, Roy Shepherd, and Larry Sprouse officiating. Burial will be in Piney Mountain Baptist Church

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday at West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Ave., Weaverville.

At other times, the family will be at the residence.


Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on December 28, 2010