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Willis (JR) Brown Burnine, Jr

September 6, 1949 — April 26, 2023

Dateline: Dresden, TN

Funeral Services for Willis (JR) Brown Burnine is Monday, May 1, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at Brummitt McKenzie Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Monday, 12:00 p.m. until service time. Interment is at Blooming Grove Cemetery, Palmersville, TN.

Mr. Burnine, 73 years old, died Wednesday , April 26, 2023, at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. He worked for 23 years as a Foreman at Spinks Clay Co. and then was a butcher for Save A Lot and E.W. James. He was born on September 6, 1949, in McKenzie to Willis B. and Evora Betty Reaves Burnine.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years Linda Rocket Burnine, his daughter Cassie (Joseph) Henry of Gleason, son Chris (Lisa) Burnine of Dyersburg, four brothers Dan (Debbie) Burnine, Joel Burnine, Sam (Laura) Burnine all of McKenzie and Randy Burnine of Gleason, nine grandchildren Caleb (Hannah) Burnine, Joshua (Malorie) Burnine, EmmaLee Burnine, Haley Clark, Austin Clark, Destiny Henry, Christina Henry, Annie Henry and Daniel Henry and a great granddaughter PresLeigh Burnine.

He is preceded in death by his parents and sister Cynthia Rimmer.

 

 

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Visitation

Monday, May 1, 2023

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Brummitt McKenzie Funeral Home

1740 Cedar St, McKenzie, TN 38201

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Funeral Service

Monday, May 1, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Brummitt McKenzie Funeral Home

1740 Cedar St, McKenzie, TN 38201

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