Roger L. Burnette

Published 6:54 pm Saturday, January 7, 2017


Roger L. Burnette, age 65 of Pitts, passed away Saturday, January 7, 2017 at his

residence. Graveside service were held at 2:00 PM Monday, January 9, 2017 in the

Pope City Cemetery. Reverend Danny Allen officiated. Interment was in the family


Roger was born on July 1, 1951 in Pitts, Ga. He was son of the late James Burnette

and Mattie Watson Burnette. He was employed by the United States Postal

Service as a mail carrier in Rochelle. He was a 1969 graduate of Wilcox County

High School. He was preceded in death by a son, Craig Mullis, in 2014.

Survivors include: wife-Judy Burnette of Pitts, sons-Mike Burnette and wife,

Kathy of Pitts and Ernest Cook of Pitts, daughter-Tracy Mullis of Pitts, brother-

Edgar Burnette and wife, Kathy of Pitts, sisters-Nadine Conner and husband,

George of Pitts and Wilma Nell Barnard and husband, Jerry of Rochelle and 3-

grandchildren-Jackson, Carson and Katie Burnette.

The family request that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Pope City

Baptist Church, 2088 Gordon Rd., Rochelle, Ga. 31079.

Pallbearers were: Tony Barnard, Matt Barnard, David Barnard, Tim Conner, Wade

Burnette and Scott McGuinty.

Frazier and Son Funeral Home in Rochelle was in charge of arrangements.

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