Sgt. William Russell Burnett Jr., 26, of Sweet Water died April 2, 2010 in Savannah, GA. He was born March 28, 1984 in Pensacola, FL.
Survivors include his wife, Jessica Burnett, Savannah, GA; his father, William Rusty Burnett, Sweet Water; his mother, Trixie Perry Huss, Cherryville, NC; one brother, Wesley Dennis Burnett, Sweet Water; one sister, Wendy Ellen Burnett, Cherryville, NC; his grandmother, Lucille Burnett, Sunny South; several cousins, aunts, uncles and other relatives.
The service was April 10 at 2 p.m. at O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with the United States Army Chaplain Claude Crisp officiating. Burial with full military honors was in the Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery in Pennington.