Graveside funeral services for Freddy Wayne Burnett, age 57, of May will be held at noon Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009, at the Family Cemetery in May with Pastor Don Longoria officiating. Services are under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home in Early.

Family visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, at the funeral home.

Mr. Burnett passed away Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009, in Brown County.

Freddy Wayne Burnett was born in Odessa, Texas, on Oct. 22, 1951, the son of the late Howard McQuade Burnett and Betty Jo Watson Burnett. He attended school in Graham, Texas, where he graduated. He then went on to work in the Oil Fields where he worked for Dow for 20 years, Southern Bleechers, Oil Field Supply, and K Bar for several years. He had been a resident of May since 1985, and was formerly of Graham.

Survivors Include his son, Marcos McQuade Burnett of May; a brother, Howard Dwayne Burnett of May; a sister, Charlene Ann Carnley of May; several aunts and uncles, Jerry Burnett of May, Eloise Hopper of Brownwood, Inez Franklin of May, Ira Lee Burnett of Waco, Edward Burnett of Roswell, N.M., and Cozett Oaks of May; niece, Misty Jo Carnley of Early; and nephew, Brodi McQuade of Burnett.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Katherin Joetta Burnett; aunt, Ava Nell Stewart; and uncle, Morris Wayne Burnett.

Family and friends are invited to sign the online guestbook at wwwheartlandfuneralhome.net.