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Donna Lynne Burnett

Donna Lynne Burnett

September 14, 1931 - September 20, 2012

Donna Lynne Burnett, age 81 of La Plata, Missouri, passed away Thursday, September 20, 2012 at her home.

Born September 14, 1931 near LaCrosse, Missouri, she was the daughter of Roscoe and Gladys B. (Sappington) Miller. On July 4, 1949 in Memphis, Missouri, she married Gerold Burnett who preceded her in death on March 3, 2004.

Also preceding her in death were her parents and one brother, Edwin “Chub” Miller.

Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Marsha Burnett of Bloomington, Illinois and Richard and Michelle Burnett of Magnolia, Texas; one daughter and son-in-law, Gayle and Larry McDowell of Waukee, Iowa; one brother, Clifford “Shorty” Miller and wife Donna of Moberly, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Jan Miller of Macon, Missouri; five grandchildren, Brandon, Aaron, Kelsee, Ted, and Annie Burnett; and three great grandchildren, Ryle and Harper Riddlesperger, and Peyton Burnett.

Donna lived all of her life in the Gifford, Sue City, and La Plata communities. She was a 1949 graduate of the La Plata High School. She was a member of the La Plata Ladies Golf Association. Donna loved playing golf and especially taking care of her grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, September 24, 2012 at Travis Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in the Chariton Grove Cemetery west of La Plata, Missouri.

Visitation will be Sunday, September 23, 2012 with the family receiving friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Travis Funeral Chapel in La Plata, Missouri.

Memorials in memory of Donna Lynne Burnett may be made to the La Plata Ladies Golf Association or to the Chariton Grove Cemetery. They may be sent to or left at Travis Funeral Chapel, 125 S. Church St., La Plata, Missouri 63549.

E-Memorial Book and Condolences

Signed by: Debbie Edwards on September 24, 2012 #

Gayle Ann, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom this morning. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Debbie McCurren Edwards

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