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Ethlene Baird Burnett

July 10, 1916 ~ May 22, 2022 (age 105)

Obituary

Ethlene Baird Burnett, age 105 of Springfield passed away on May 22, 2022 at Springfield Heights Assisted Living.

She was born Amanda Ethlene Baird on July 10, 1916, in Adairville, Kentucky to the late Thomas Henry and Mae Baird. Mrs. Ethlene was a graduate of Adairville High School and attended Center Collage. She married the love of her life Rufus Culver Burnett and were blessed with three beautiful children. Mrs. Ethlene was a loving wife and mother. She was described as a sweet and loving woman whose world revolved around her husband and children. It wasn’t until all her children were grown that she took up quilting and make porcelain dolls. Mrs. Ethlene was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Springfield and a devoted Christian.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Ethlene is preceded in death by her husband Culver Burnett and granddaughter, Amanda “Mandy” Jane Wright and four brothers.

She is survived by her children, Ruth (Melvyn) Drexler, Louis (Wanda) Burnett and Amanda (Tom) Wright; grandchildren, Michael (Heather) Drexler, Mark (Tonya) Drexler, Matthew (Martie) Burnett and Tom (Kristen) Wright; 8 great grandchildren.

A Life Celebration will be held on Thursday, May 26th at 2pm in the Chapel of the First Presbyterian Church in Springfield: 200 5th Ave W. Springfield TN 37172. Visitation with the family will be on Thursday from noon until the time of service. Burial will follow at Springfield Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers donation can be made to the Frist Presbyterian Church. Online condolences can be made at www.SpringfieldFH.com

These arrangements were entrusted to Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Cremation Center: 4005 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172:615-384-5437.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
May 26, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church- Springfield
200 5th Ave W
Springfield, TN 37172

Celebration of Life
Thursday
May 26, 2022

2:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church- Springfield
200 5th Ave W
Springfield, TN 37172

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