Saturday, August 26, 2017

Hiatus + DNA

I had took a long hiatus but now I'm back so sorry for my lack of posting and responses. I'll be trying to look over what I already have to see if there's any corrections to be made or new information to be added.

I recently took a DNA test using Ancestry. This is the result I got:

I may do the 23andme DNA at a later date and compare my results.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Billy Burnette, Judith Holifield

Billy Glenn Burnette was the son of John Herman Burnette and Ruth Pauline Chandler. He was born on 23 January 1943 and died on 11 December 2012 in Laurel, Mississippi. He is buried in Shady Grove Cemetery in Jones County, Mississippi.
Billy Glen Burnette, 69, of Laurel, died Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel.
     Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, December 14, 2012 at Trinity Baptist Church with burial to follow at Shady Grove Cemetery in Jones County. Rev. Robert Scruggs and Rev. James Johnson Hill will officiate.
     Mr. Burnette was retired from Farm Bureau Insurance and served as a Trustee at Jones County Junior College.
     He was preceded in death by his parents, J. H. Burnette and Pauline Chandler Burnette; and one sister, Clara Burnette.
     Survivors include his wife, Judith Holifield Burnette of Laurel; son, Russ Burnette and wife Mandi of Laurel; two daughters, Dena Moore of Laurel and Joelle Fisher and husband Stan of Brandon; nine grandchildren, Tyler Moore, Garrett Moore, Braxton Moore, Chandler Moore, Alexandra Burnette, Rylee Burnette, Chase O'Brian, Eli Fisher and Wyatt Fisher; and sister, Betty Laurendine of Greenwell Springs, LA.
     Pallbearers will be Tyler Moore, Garret Moore, Braxton Moore, Kip Simpson, Joey Ward and Robby Scruggs. Honorary pallbearers will be the Trustees of Jones County Junior College and the Employees of Farm Bureau.
     In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that memorials be made to the Ministry of Agape Church or the Building Fund of Trinity Baptist Church.
     Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of service on Friday, December 14, 2012 at Trinity Baptist Church. Memory Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Judith Holifield was born ???.

They had the following children:

Russ Burnette was born ???. He married Mandi.

Dena Burnette was born ???. She married a Moore.

Joelle Burnette was born ???. She married Stan Fisher.

Betty Burnette, Clarence Laurendine

Betty Lou Burnette was the daughter of John Herman Burnette and Ruth Pauline Chandler. She was born ???.

Clarence E. Laurendine was the son of Clarence E. Laurendine and Lurlene Windham. He was born ??? and died on 1 March 2014 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Clarence E. Laurendine
  Clarence E. Laurendine, Jr. passed away at 3:50 PM, Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Baton Rouge General Butterfly Wing at the age of 81. He was a native of Laurel, MS and a resident of Greenwell Springs and was retired from Georgia Pacific. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home in Central on Monday, March 3, 2014 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM and again on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 from 10:00 AM until religious services at 2:00 PM in the funeral home chapel conducted by Rev. Milford Walters and Rev. Jim Efferson. Burial will be at Greenwell Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. Survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Betty Lou Burnette Laurendine; 2 daughters and son-in-law, Wanda and Kenneth Francis and Nancy Whatley; 1 sister, Ruth Ann Pope; 2 brothers and sister-in-law, Ernest Lamar Laurendine and Robert H. and Pattye Laurendine; 6 grandchildren and spouses, Gregory Francis, Kendra and Bert Stone, Melissa and Clell Rickards, Jr., Bradley and Julie Francis, Kennan and Victoria Whatley, Jessica and Cory Allison; 6 great-grandchildren, Clell, III and Rylie Rickards, Zachary and Macy Whatley, Alexis and Benjamin Allison; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Clarence E., Sr. and Lurlene Windham Laurendine; infant brother, Vernon Edgar Laurendine; beloved son-in-law, Kenneth Whatley. His grandsons will serve as pallbearers. He was a member of Greenwell Springs Baptist Church. Please visit our online registry book at www.sealefuneral.com.

They had the following children:

Wanda Laurendine was born ???. She married Kenneth Francis. She birthed two children: Gregory and Bradley.

Nancy Laurendine was born ???. She married Kenneth Whatley. She birthed Kennan.

Ruth Chandler, John Burnette

Ruth Pauline Chandler was the daughter of William Talmadge Chandler and Jenettie Thrash. She was born on 23 September 1913 in Neshoba County, Mississippi. She died on 11 August 1982. She is buried in Shady Grove Cemetery in Jones County, Mississippi.
Ruth Pauline Chandler's grave marker

John Herman Burnette was the son of Eugene Burnette and Lydia Pilgrim. He was born 9 October 1912. He died on 21 December 2010 in Laurel, Mississippi. He was buried in Shady Grove Cemetery in Jones County, Mississippi.
John Herman Burnette's grave marker

John Herman Burnette, 98, of Laurel, died Tuesday, December 21, 2010, at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel.
     Funeral services will be held at 12 noon Thursday, December 23, 2010, at Memory Chapel with burial in Shady Grove Cemetery in Jones County. Rev. Robert Scruggs will officiate.
Born October 9, 1912, Mr. Burnette retired from Masonite Corporation after 30 plus years, and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.
     He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Chandler Burnette; daughter, Clara Burnette; parents, Eugene and Lydia Burnette; two brothers; and one sister.
     Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Clarence Laurendine of Greenwell Springs, LA; son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Judy Burnette of Laurel; sister, Sybil Chandler of Wayne, Michigan; sister-in-law, Emma Lou Lackey of Philadelphia; five grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; and five great great grandchildren.
     Pallbearers will be the grandsons and great grandsons.
     Visitation will be held from 10 am until service time on Thursday, December 23, at Memory Chapel of Laurel which is in charge of the arrangements.

They had the following children:

Clara Jean Burnette was born on 5 July 1939 and died on 20 September 1957. She is buried in Shady Grove Cemetery in Jones County, Mississippi.
Clara Jean Burnette's grave marker
Billy Glenn Burnette was born on 23 January 1943 and died on 11 December 2012 in Laurel, Mississippi. He is buried in Shady Grove Cemetery in Jones County, Mississippi. He married Judith Holifield. He fathered three children: Russ, Dena, and Joelle.

Betty Lou Burnette was born ???. She married Clarence E. Laurendine, Jr. She birthed two children: Wanda and Nancy.

Friday, October 2, 2015

William Chandler, Jenettie Thrash

William Talmadge Chandler was the son of William Henry Chandler and Sara Elizabeth McKay. He was born on 3 August 1887 in Doddsville, Mississippi and died on 5 March 1966 in Philadelphia, Mississippi. He is buried in Ocobla Cemetery in Neshoba County, Mississippi.
Talmadge Chander's WWI Draft Card
Jenettie Thrash was the daughter of Pierce Franklin Thrash and Mary Emma Poldridge. She was born on 2 October 1890 in Mississippi and died on 10 August 1978. She is buried in Ocobla Cemetery in Neshoba County, Mississippi.

They had the following children:

RB Chandler was born on 29 December 1907 in Neshoba County, Mississippi and died on 13 September 1995 in Forest, Mississippi. He married Annie Jewel Williamson. He fathered five children: Arbela, Otsiree, Desiree, Mary, and Faye.
RB Chandler and granddaughter Lisa Taylor
Ruth Pauline Chandler was born on 23 September 1913 in Neshoba County, Mississippi and died on 11 August 1982. She is buried in Shady Grove Cemetery in Jones County, Mississippi. She married John Herman Burnette. She birthed three children: Clara, Betty, and Billy.
Ruth Pauline Chandler's grave marker
Emma Lou Chandler was born on 15 August 1921 in Neshoba County, Mississippi and died on 8 January 2012 in Neshoba County, Mississippi. She married Sam Lackey.
Emma Lou Chandler


infant Chandler was born ???. S/he is buried in Wiggins Cemetery in Leake County, Mississippi.

infant Chandler was born ???. S/he is buried in Wiggins Cemetery in Leake County, Mississippi.

Tiffany Taylor, Timothy Mixon

Tiffany Dawn Taylor was the daughter of Alex Fortner Taylor and Patricia L. She was born ??? and died on 9 July 2015 in Enterprise, Mississippi.
Clarke County Tribune, 16 July 2015
     Tiffany Dawn Mixon, 39, of Enterprise, MS, passed away on July 9, 2015, at her residence.
      Tiffany is survived by her husband, Timothy B. Mixon; sons, Taylor Hoffer and Timothy B. Mixon, Jr.; daughters, Hailey Haney and Mallorie Taylor; parents, Alex F. Taylor, Jr. and Patricia L. Taylor; brother, Alex F. Taylor, III and one grandchild.
    Graveside services were held on Monday, July 13, 2015, 10:00 a.m. at the Faith Tabernacle Cemetery with Rev. Roger Cooper and Rev. Jerry Griffin officiating.
     Online condolences can be given at www.wrightsfuneral.com.

(Unknown) Hoffer was born ???.

(Unknown) Haney was born ???.

Timothy B. Mixon was born ???.

They had the following children:

Taylor Hoffer was born ???.

Timothy B. Mixon was born ???.

Hailey Haney was born ???.

Mallorie Taylor was the daughter of David Wayne McInnis. She was born 2 March.

Alex Taylor, Patricia

Alex Fortner Taylor was the son of Alex Fortner Taylor and E. Majorie. He was born ???.

Patricia L. was born ???.

They had the following children:

Alex Fortner Taylor was born ???.

Tiffany Dawn Taylor was born ??? and died on 9 July 2015 in Enterprise, Mississippi. She was first married to a Hoffer, then a Haney, and later Timothy B. Mixon. She birthed four children: Taylor, Timothy, Hailey, and Mallorie.