Funeral services for Donald Eugene Burnett Sr., 73, of Lake Brownwood, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 19 at the Heartland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at 3:30 p.m. in the Westbrook Cemetery in Mitchell County. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18 at the funeral home.
He died Monday, Jan. 15, 2018.
He was born Aug. 8, 1944 in Bryan County, Oklahoma to Ruben Burnett and Dollie Mae Wells Burnett. He married Sharon McCain on March 6, 1965 in Junction.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon; son Donald Burnett Jr. and wife Maria of Las Vegas, Nevada; daughter, Elizabeth (Liz) Morton and Damon Benson of Lake Brownwood; daughter, Shanna Shivers and husband David of Andrews; grandchildren, Stephen Burnett and Tabitha of Elizabeth City, North Carolina, Jeremy Burnett and Laura of Phoenix City, Alabama, Cory and Emily Morton of Lubbock, Michael and Kayla Morton of Llano, Justin Morton of Midland, Brandi Watkins of Midland and Brittani Watkins of Midland; great-grandchildren, Wesley and Lilith Burnett, Jamie and Jason Clark and Krista and Emily Burnett.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sisters, Jewel McWilliams, Christine Erwin, Wanda Durham, Irene Smith and Velma Bishop; and his brother, Kenneth Burnett.