Floye Adele Burnette

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Floye Adele Burnette, of Brucemont Circle, died Sunday, October 14, 2012, at Aston Park Health Care Center. Born January 7, 1915, in Buncombe Co., she was the daughter of the late Aaron Austin and Florence Buckner Burnette. She was also preceded in death by sisters Blanche McIntyre and husband Fred, Grace Lackey and husband John, Bonnie McDaris and husband P.D., Virginia Roberts and husband Charles, and Helen Harding, and brothers Harold M. Burnette and wife Effa, and Denver Burnette and wife Lila. Miss Burnette worked for Cagle Music Store and Dunham's Music House in Asheville, and for Parker's Music Store in Charlotte. She loved crafts, sewing, and quilting. She was a member of the Asheville Quilting Guild. She enjoyed her family, and was a member of Grace Baptist Church. She is survived by her brother-in-law, James Harding, and a number of nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Green Hills Cemetery, with the Rev. Nathan Pruett officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 1:45 p.m. Thursday at Groce Funeral Home, Patton Ave. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grace Baptist Church, 718 Haywood Rd., Asheville, NC 28806.

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  1. We will miss Floye, but she had a long life and God was ready to take her to her Heavenly Home where she will be able to walk again without any pain. We love you, Floye!

  2. You were the last of your family Aunt Floye, I know you were ready to meet your maker. Say hello to mother for me.

  3. To The Family of Floye Adele Burnette, I would like to express my deepest condolences to the entire family. Whenever we lose someone whom we love so dearly, it can bring unimaginable pain. As you face this most difficult time, I pray that you can find peace and comfort in God’s promise at Rev. 21:3,4 He will soon ‘wipe out every tear from their eyes and death will be no more neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.’ What a beautiful ,peaceful time we have to look forward to. Please hold this promise close to your mind and heart. As you do, you all with dwell kindly in my thoughts and prayers. With warm Christian love and deep respect.

  4. Aunt Floye will always be special in my heart with fond memories of a good woman, loving and kind to all she associated.
    Don McDaris

  5. Aunt Floye was very special to me and my family. There was always a kind word when asked for advice and direction. We were blessed in many ways for knowing her.

  6. Floye was a beautiful, kind, talented lady. We’ve missed her at Beaucatcher Bee, but were always glad when she could make an event.

    She had much to share and teach. It was a privilege to have known her. I will never be able to look at a Raggedy Ann doll and not think of her.

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