Pearlene M. Burnette

Published 9:28 pm Thursday, December 15, 2011

Pearlene M. Burnette, 81, of Clanton died Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, in Tuscaloosa.

She was born Monday, April 7, 1930, in Chilton County, daughter of the late Edgar Oliver Meank and the late Evie Mae Ellison Meank.

She was a retired clothing storeowner.

Surviving are daughter, Deborah B. (Joe) Dennis of Clanton; son, Keith (Pam) Burnette of Clanton; five grandchildren, Jeremy (Julie) Dennis, Julie (David) Moates, Kipp Burnette, Erik Burnette and Kalie (Wilbert) Jackson; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, the Rev. J.T. Meank and Curtis Meank; and sister, Pauline Glenn Harris.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Junior Burnette; parents, Oliver and Evie Meank; and sisters, Olene Jones and Lorene Johnson.

Friends were received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15 at Martin Funeral Home Chapel.

Services were held Thursday, Dec. 15 at 1 p.m. at Martin Chapel with the Rev. Roger Cleckler officiating.

Interment followed in Martin Memorial Cemetery in Clanton.

You may leave online condolences on the guest registry for the family at

Martin Funeral Home directing.