Sandra “Sandy” June McConnell Burnette, 79, of Hilliard, FL passed away Saturday, January 4 at her residence following an extended illness. She was born August 22, 1940 in Jacksonville, FL to the late Ivor and Iris Walker McConnell. She was a homemaker and a lifelong member of First Baptist Church in Hilliard.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of almost 51 years: Jack Norman Burnette, Sr. and a sister: Lois Lloyd.
She is survived by her children: Jack Burnette, Jr., Kevin (Dawn) Burnette and Suzanne (Roger) Pickett; 6-grandchildren: Brandon Burnette, Suzannah (Chase) Howell, Peyton (Ryan) Morgan, Elisabeth Burnette, Walker (Calen) Burnette and Aaron Burnette; 7-great grandchildren: Annaleyce Burnette, Isaac Burnette, Natalie Grace Howell, Abigail Faith Howell, Jayce Norman Howell, Adalyn Hope Howell, and Bryson Emanuel Morgan; a sister: Iva Jo (Lee) Germany; a brother: Cris “Mackie” (Peggy) McConnell and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 7 at First Baptist Church of Hilliard at 11:00 AM with Rev. Josh Tillman officiating. The family will receive friends beginning at 9 AM at the church the day of the service. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA.
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