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Melissa Dawn Burnette

July 31, 1979 ~ January 28, 2020 (age 40)


Melissa passed away at her home leaving behind her son Dawson Gentry, grandmother Mary Simpson, grandparents Shirley and Harold Simpson, mother Harriett Ruth, sisters Angela Cruz, Sharon JohnPeer, Susan Sibary, fiancé Johnny Thomas Ray as well as countless aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Melissa served 12 years as a Columbus Fire Fighter and EMT.

There will be a viewing at Colonial Funeral Home 6 pm to 8 pm et Friday, January 31st as well as a memorial on Sunday February 2nd with details to follow. 

To send flowers to Melissa's family, please visit our floral section.


January 31, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Colonial Funeral Home Chapel
613 14th Street
Phenix City, AL 36867

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