Mrs. Alberta Burnett, wife of Ellsworth Burnett, residing northwest of Waverly in the College Corner neighborhood, died at Our Saviour's hospital in Jacksonville last Friday morning at 12:10, following an illness of about a week.
Deceased was a life long resident of Morgan county. She was the daughter of Samuel and Katherine Davenport, and was born February 8, 1904, nine miles southeast of Jacksonville. On September 20, 1922 she was married to Ellsworth Burnett, who survives her, together with one son, Harold.
She also leaves her father; two brothers, Harrison Davenport of near Jacksonville, and A. T. Davenport of Peoria, and two sisters, Mrs. C. A. McClelland of Carlinville and Mrs. Wm. Evans of Franklin.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Christian church in Franklin, in charge of Rev. Henry Spencer.
The music was furnished by Mrs. Edgar Bool, Mrs. A. F. Ruble, Mrs. M. B. Henderson and Miss Lou Duncan, all of Franklin, with Miss Grace Armstrong as accompanist. They sang "Will There Be Any Stars in My Crown?" "Land of the Unsetting Sun" and "Face to Face."
The pall bearers were Otto Wood, John Dorwart, Ralph Thompson, Andrew Johnson, Walter Davenport and Chester Blakeman.
The flowers were cared for by Mrs. Margaret Blakeman, Mrs. heck, Mrs. Wilbur Nichols, Mrs. Dorothea Smart, and Miss Ruth Evans.
Burial was in Union cemetery at Pisgah.