Larry W. Burnett, Sr.

Larry W. Burnett, Sr.

Larry W. Burnett, Sr.,63, of Monticello, passed away March 30, 2014 at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock.

He was a retired coach and school teacher. He coached at Bradley, Fouke, Brinkley, Crossett and Dermott schools.

Mr. Burnett was a member of Halley Baptist Church and a graduate of Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia where he obtained a BSE in physical education and minor in history and science.

He had a great love of coaching, teaching and for his family and friends. He had a great love for life and was very personable with a great sense of humor. He also had a great love for the outdoors and enjoying camping, fishing and being with his grandchildren.

His success in life is credited to his deep love for Christ. He loved his wife, Jean dearly and put her first in life always caring for her feelings.

Mr. Burnett was born October 13, 1950 at Springhill, La. and was the son of the Clifford W. Burnett and Corinne Britt Umphries.

He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Jessica Burnett and a brother, Bobby Burnett.

He is survived by his wife, Jean Starling Burnett of Monticello; one son, Larry Burnett, Jr. and wife Synitra of Monticello; one daughter, Melissa Davis and husband Jake of Monticello; one brother, Cliff Burnett and wife Judy of Taylor; one sister, Pam Dinkins and husband Eddie of Taylor; four grandsons, Jacob, Bobby, Kobi and Gage; his mother-in-law, Lola Starling of Magnolia; one brother in-law, Jimmy; three sisters-in-laws, Jane, Joan and Jo; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held April 2 at 2 p.m. at Bradley United Methodist Church located at 103 N Pilot Street in Bradley, Ark.

A visitation will be held April 1 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stephenson Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello and another visitation from noon until service time at Bradley United Methodist Church in Bradley, Ark.