We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Ripley Funeral Home
Linda Yvonne Gates Burnett, 68, resident of Tippah County, passed away peacefully Tuesday June 7, 2022, in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loved ones.
Funeral Service honoring the life of Mrs. Burnett will be 3 PM, Friday June 10, 2022, at Faith Fellowship Church with Bro. Warren Harrell officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
Mrs. Burnett was born April 22, 1954, in Tippah County to the late William Clifton and Hilda Yvonne Medlin Gates. She received her education in the Blue Mountain Public School System and was a valued Certified Nurse Assistant for over 38 years with Diversicare. Mrs. Burnett was a firm believer in the Lord and was a faithful member of Faith Fellowship Church.
Known as "Granny" to those who loved her most, Mrs. Burnett enjoyed a good Hallmark movie, crocheting, riding motorcycles with her late husband, Albert, and visiting Walmart every chance she had. She knew her family was a circle of strength, founded on faith, and most importantly, kept by God.
Visitation will be 10 am until 3 pm, Friday June 10, 2022, at Faith Fellowship Church.
Those left to cherish her memories include, six daughters, Tammy Craft (Corey), Teresea Santos (Danny), Christina Decanter (Jerry Wayne), Peggy Sanchez (Martin), Terri Burnett, and Sherri Yeager (Timmy), two sons, Jason Walker (Delinda), and Billy Hollands (Katherine), three sisters, Judy Bryant (Perry), Lucy Shelton, and Margie Clark, one brother, Odell Gates (Darleen), twenty-five grandchildren, thirty-two great grandchildren, and a host of family and friends.
She is also preceded in death by her husband, Albert Burnett, one brother, Wilburn Gates, and three grandchildren.