Burnett, Melody

Written by David Green.

Melody Burnett, 54, of Waldron, Mich., died at her home Dec. 26, 2012.

She was born June 21, 1958, in Hudson, Mich., the daughter of Nelson James and Margaret (Cox) Burnett.

Melody was a life-long resident of Waldron.  She was dearly loved by her family and friends.  Her grandson was the  pride and joy of her life.

Survivors include her mother, Margaret Shadel Gunder of Waldron; a son, Chad (and Carol) Burnett of Pittsford, Mich.; a grandson, Setzer Burnett of Pittsford; two sisters, Monica Clark (and Brent Mercer) of Devils Lake and Debra (and Dan) Brown of Fayette, Ohio; and two brothers, Kevin Burnett (and Gloria Pine) of Waldron and Jim Burnett of Kentucky.

Melody was preceded in death by her father, Nelson James Burnett, and a sister, Paula Brandeberry.

Following Melody’s  request, there will be no visitation or viewing.  A private graveside service will take place at the Waldron Cemetery at a later date.

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