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Eston Pres Burnett, Sr.

May 15, 1936 ~ July 5, 2020 (age 84)


Eston Pres Burnett, Sr; some knew him as Barney, 84, died Sunday, July 5, 2020 at his residence.

Mr. Burnett was born in Mittie, Louisiana to parents, Claude and Mollie Burnitt. He resided in Orange, Texas for the last 60 years where he retired from A Schulman Corp after 42 years of service. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, listening to music and quality time with his family. In his younger years he loved spending time on the Ouiska Chitto Creek.

Survivors include his wife of 10 years Ruth Burnett of Orange; Children, Tamara Broussard (Joe Sr) of Many, La; Tony Burnett of Silsbee; Tanya Lunsford (Richard) of Orange; Eston Burnett, Jr. (Valerie) of Vinton, La; Step Children Tonya Melancon (Carl) of Orange; Regina Morphew (Thad) of Orange; Siblings, Lavalle Bailey (Wayne) of Deridder, La; Cornell Burnett (Joan) of Mittie, La. Grandchildren; Crystal, Joe Jr, James, Ashley, Cade, Dalen, Bailey, Takota; Great-grandchildren; Trace, Caitlyn, Landyn, Braedyn, Kash and Memphis.

Eston is preceded in death by his loving parents, Claude Preston and Mollie Rovena (Campbell); brothers, Vernlee and Clarvee. Eston (Barney) was a soft-spoken humble man and a loving husband, daddy, son, brother and paw paw to all his family and a lifelong friend to many and will be missed dearly.

Pallbearers will be Tony Burnett, Eston Burnett Jr, Joe Broussard Sr, Richard Lunsford, James Broussard and Joe Broussard Jr.

Burial will be at Cherry Grove Cemetery in Mittie, La under the direction of Dorman Funeral Home. Visitation is from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. on Friday, July 10, at Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 11, at Cherry Grove Cemetery in Mittie, La.

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July 10, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Dorman Funeral Home
8808 Hwy 87 North
Orange, Texas 77632

Graveside Service
July 11, 2020

10:00 AM
Cherry Grove Cemetery
172 Cherry Grove Road
Dry Creek, LA 70637

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