Services for Fulton Burnett were held Friday, June 7, 2013, at 11 a.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel.

The Rev. Mike Smithey and the Rev. Mark Cloys officiated. Burial followed in Lynville Cemetery in Kemper County. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Burnett, 93, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at The Specialty Hospital of Meridian.

He was a native of the Lynville community in Kemper County and a longtime resident of Philadelphia. He retired as a salesman from Philadelphia Coca-Cola Bottling Company. Mr. Burnett was a member of East Philadelphia Baptist Church.

Survivors include his daughter, Karen McDaniel and son, George Burnett both of Philadelphia; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Callie Peden of Douglasville, Ga.

Mr. Burnett was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Katherine McLaurin Burnett; parents, Howell and Doris Burnett; and sisters, Ada Wyse, Lois McConell and Janice Duncan