MATTHEWS -- Reinterment and memorial services for former Matthews resident Charles Ray Burnett will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Missouri State Veteran's Cemetery at Bloomfield. The Rev. John Goodwin of the Hunter Memorial First Presbyterian Church will officiate.
Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Burnett was born Sept. 5, 1933, in Alabama to the late James Bentley and Bertha Price Burnett. On Dec. 15, 1955, he married Emily June Ruff of Sikeston; she survives.
He died June 11, 1966, and was interred at the Rock Island Arsenal National Cemetery.
He is also survived by two sons, Robert (Monica) Burnett and Mike (Melodie) Burnett, both of Benton, Mo.; two daughters, Rachel (Wayne) Noe and Mary McDowell, both of Sikeston; three brothers, Frank Burnett of Sikeston, Leaford Burnett of Theodosia, Mo., and Earnest Burnett of Galesburg, Ill.; one sister, Ruby McDaniel of Marion, Ill.; seven grandchildren, Doyle (Molly) Noe of Sikeston, Jeffery (Brenna) Burnett of Carbondale, Ill., Molly Hawkins, Melissa McDowell, Jeremy (Jessica) Burnett, all of Sikeston, Rachel McDowell of Bloomington, Ind., and Rachel Burnett of Benton; five great- grandchildren, Brylie, Kylie, and Ellie Noe, Brooklyn Hawkins and Landon, all of Sikeston.
He was followed in death by three brothers, Fay Burnett, Hershel Burnett, and Buford Burnett.