Ruth Barron Burnett

Seneca, SC— Ruth Barron Burnett, 82, wife of the late William H. Burnett, of 422 South Cove Road, Seneca, passed away Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Fairview Park Assisted Living in Simpsonville, SC.


A native of Oconee County, SC, Mrs. Burnett was the daughter of the late Joseph H. Barron and Clara Kerr Barron. She was a homemaker and had a compassion for working with preschool children and special needs children in the public school district. Mrs. Burnett also enjoyed reading, word search puzzles and playing Canasta. She was a member of Friendship United Methodist Church.


Mrs. Burnett is survived by her son: Barry Burnett (Cindy) of Seneca, SC; daughters: Cheryl Lanford (Terry) of Piedmont, SC; Lisa Lyons (Larry) of Simpsonville, SC; Diane Sligh (Raymond) of Simpsonville, SC and Marilyn Foster (Bill) of Rock Hill, SC; ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.


In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Burnett was preceded in death by her sisters: Willie Jo Powell and Sara Henderson.


Funeral services will be conducted at 4:00 PM, Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Memory Gardens in Clemson, SC.


The family will receive friends from 2:30-4:00 PM, Wednesday, March 28, 2018, prior to the service, at Davenport Funeral Home.


Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Friendship United Methodist Church, 1341 Friendship Road, Seneca, SC 29678.


The family is at the home of Barry Burnett, 5 Holly Court, Seneca, SC 29678.