Jerry Brent Burnette

Mr. Jerry Brent Burnette, 23, of Ellijay, died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, following injuries received in an automobile accident.

He was born Sept. 30, 1994, in Whitfield County. He was a graduate of Gilmer High School, class of 2013, worked as a landscaper and was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by grandparents, Jerry Burnette, Patricia and Joe Smith.

He is survived by parents, Cheree Heaton, of Ellijay, Pat and Kellie Burnette, of Sevierville, Tenn.; son, Toccoa Shane Burnette, of Ellijay; brothers and sister-in-law, Corey and Jana Crump, of Jasper, Jacob Burnette, Tyler Babb, both of Ellijay, Logan Burnette, of Sevierville, Tenn.; sisters, Devyn Burnette, of Iowa, and Hannah Burnette, of Dallas, Texas; grandparents, Foster and Barbara McArthur, Ellijay; and nephew, Oliver Crump, of Jasper.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with the Rev. Russell Burt and the Rev. Michael Cantrell officiating.

Music was by the Ebenezer Baptist Church Choir.

Pallbearers were Evan Weaver, Alex Lawson, Trever Orr, Corey Crump ,Jacob Burnette, Tyler Babb and Logan Burnette.

Condolences can be made at

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Times Courier

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
Fax: 706-635-7006