Calvin F. Burnett, age 71, of Tuscaloosa, Alabama passed away Friday March 1, 2013, at Hospice of West Alabama. A memorial service was held Monday March 4, 2013, at Englewood Baptist Church with Pastor Bill Richards officiating and under the direction of Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home South. Mr. Burnett is survived by his wife, Lenora; daughter, Hollie Higdon (Chad); parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.B. Burnett; sisters, Joy Phillips (Bud) and Laurie Hicks (Trevor); grandson, Harrison Higdon; and a host of nieces and nephews. Mr. Burnett owned and operated Vernon Auto Parts in Vernon, Alabama. He was a member of Englewood Baptist Church and a member of Masonic Lodge #389. He enjoyed camping, wood working, and spending time with family and friends. He loved his family dearly, but his greatest joy was his grandson, Harrison. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Hospice of West Alabama or Englewood Baptist Church. The family would also like to express their sincere thanks for all the kind expressions of prayer, love, and support during this time.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on March 7, 2013
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