Sandra June (McConnell) Burnette

August 22, 1940 ~ January 4, 2020 (age 79)

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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  Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA.

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January 7, 2020

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Hilliard

Funeral Service
January 7, 2020

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Hilliard

January 7, 2020

12:00 PM
Oakwood Cemetery

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