Loraine M. Burnett, age 85, of Mena, passed Saturday, October 31, 2015 in Mena.
She was born January 12, 1930 in Mountain Pine, Arkansas to the late James R. Wood and the late Lola Gordon Wood. She was married to the late D.L. Burnett and was a loving and kind homemaker. Mrs. Burnett was a member of the Mountain View United Methodist Church for many years, Mena High Forty Year Club and RMCC History Class. She also enjoyed fishing, sewing, crocheting and working word puzzles. Most of all she loved her family and her church. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend to all who knew her.
Survivors are sons, John E. Burnett of Mena, Arkansas, Michael Burnett of Mena, Arkansas; sister, Betty Titsworth of Mena, Arkansas; grandchildren, David Burnett, Mellissa Boothe, Jesse Burnett, Jacquelin Burnett, Michael Martin and Jessica Shores; numerous great-grandchildren; special friend, Floyd McKinzie; and special sisters in Christ, The Women’s Circle at Mountain View Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Lola Wood, her husband D.L. Burnett, daughter, Susan Harvey and son, James “Jimmy” R. Burnett.
Funeral services will be Thursday, November 5, 2015, 2:00 p.m. at Mountain View United Methodist Church with Pastor Bryan Richardson officiating. Interment will follow in the Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Family and friends visitation will be Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood.
Pallbearers will be James Upperman, Ted Voisin, Tom Townsend, Doug Phillips, John Erman, and Dana Kinsey.
Honorary pallbearers are Floyd McKinzie, Terry Crawford, Elmer Rainwater, Jim Barton, Tom McCormick, William Lee Alston, and Marty Henry.