Funeral services for Mr. Jess Willard Burnett will be held on Friday, January 9, 2009, at 11:00 AM at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church with entombment to follow at St. Paul Mausoleum under direction of Quirk & Son.
Visitation is on Thursday, January 8, 2009 from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM with a rosary at 7:00 PM. Reopen at 8:00 AM Friday. Fr. Tom Voorhies will officiate.
Mr. Burnett, 91, died on Tuesday, Jan. 6.
He is survived by his four daughters, Lonell White of Eunice, La, Bobbie Sue Feucht and husband Richard of Ville Platte, La, Shelia Young and husband Donald of Lake Charles, La, and Jessica Boudreaux of Shreveport, La.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Sherod Allen and Marie Hollier Burnett; his first wife, Amy Latour Burnett; his second wife, Rose Mary Reed Burnett; daughter, Kimberly B. Bergeron; sisters, Hazel Clue and Floy Aucoin; brothers, Roy, Hoy, and Sidney Burnett.