John Wendell Burnette

Published 4:02 pm Friday, August 16, 2019

John Wendell Burnette, 79, of Thorsby died Sunday, August 11, 2019, at Grandview Medical Center, Birmingham.

He was born on Saturday, September 2, 1939, in Chilton Co., AL, Son of the late Joseph Charles Burnette and the late Beatrice Chandler “Beadie” Burnette.

He was a foreman for Alabama Power.

Surviving are his Son, Darryl (Lesley) Burnette; Daughters, Melody (Mike) Burnette Jones, Jennifer (Tripp) Farrell; Grandchildren, John “Wen” (Katelyn) Wendell, II, Michael Bailey Jones, Hayes Farrell, Luke Farrell.

He was preceded in death by his Parents, Charlie and Beadie Burnette; Wife, Faye Hayes Burnette; Granddaughter, Kate Burnette; Sister; Anita Ann Porter.

Friends will be received from 1-2 p.m., Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at Pates Chapel Baptist Church.

Services will be held Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Pates Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Gary Jones officiating.

Interment will follow in Pates Chapel Baptist Cemetery, Jemison, AL.

No flowers; Please make Donations to Pates Chapel Baptist Church: Young at Heart Fund: 190 Co. Rd. 295 Jemison, AL 35085.

Martin Funeral Home directing.

You may leave online condolences for the family on the guest registry at www.martinfuneralhomeinc.com.