Carolyn Kiger Burnett

January 18, 1947September 5, 2020
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Carolyn Kiger Burnett, 73, of Forest met her Lord and Savior Saturday, September 5, 2020 at her residence. She was the wife of Tommy R. Burnett.

Born January 18, 1947 in Lynchburg she was the daughter of the late William Kiger and Gertrude Lee Kiger. Carolyn was a hair stylist and an active member of Thomas Road Baptist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Tracey Capps and her husband, Jesse of Forest and Tonda Lee and her husband Derek of Bedford; four grandchildren, Lukas Burnett and his wife Lauren, Andrew Lee, Caroline Lee, and Rafe Capps; two step grandchildren, Jeremy Capps and Savanna Rice; one great-grandchild, Raelynn Burnett; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

A Funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 pm Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at Thomas Road Baptist Church with Pastor Jonathan Falwell officiating. Burial will follow in Fort Hill Memorial Park. Family will receive friends from 12:00 pm until time of service at Thomas Road Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family ask that you consider making contributions to Thomas Road Baptist Church.

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Whitten Timberlake Chapel is serving the family, (434) 239-0331.


  • Tommy Burnett, Husband
  • William Kiger, Father (deceased)
  • Gertrude Lee Kiger, Mother (deceased)
  • Tracey Capps (Jesse), Daughter
  • Tonda Lee (Derek), Daughter
  • Lukas Burnett (Lauren), Grandchild
  • Andrew Lee, Grandchild
  • Caroline Lee, Grandchild
  • Rafe Capps, Grandchild
  • Jeremy Capps, Step-Grandchild
  • Savanna Rice, Step-Grandchild
  • Raelynn Burnett, Great Grandchild

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  • Derek Lee, Active Pallbearer
  • Andrew Lee, Active Pallbearer
  • Lukas Burnett, Active Pallbearer
  • Robbie Burnett, Active Pallbearer
  • Christopher Gray, Active Pallbearer
  • Rodney Gray, Active Pallbearer
  • Danny Dickerson, Honorary Pallbearer



  • Visitation prior to the Service

    Tuesday, September 8, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, September 8, 2020


  • Burial


Carolyn Kiger Burnett

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Barbara Fairburn

September 13, 2020

Carolyn and I grew up together at church. After my wedding 55 years ago, Carolyn became my hairdresser and friend. She was one
of the best hairstylist around. She was one of the most loving, caring
and generous people I have ever known. She loved and served our
Lord, and was faithful until the end. She is already greatly missed.
I lift up my prayers and extend my heartfelt sympathy to her entire

Jackie Lipscomb

September 10, 2020

Tonda, Tracey, and Family,
Carolyn was a very special lady, we are so sorry for your loss. She always made our times at the salon a fun time, with her smile, laughter, and friendly conversations that we remembered days later. She will be truly missed. Our prayers are with you and your family at this time.
With deepest sympathy,
Jackie Lipscomb, Sam Phillips, Chad Phillips

Sue Pfeiffer

September 9, 2020

Dear Tracey, Tonda, Tommy, and family,
My heart is truly broken with the passing of your dear (Mom, Wife, Grandmother). I am so very sorry! Please know that each of you are in my prayers. Carolyn will be truly missed!
Deepest sympathy,
Sue J. Hall Pfeiffer
Rustburg, VA

Deborah Reynolds

September 9, 2020

Tommy, Lukas, Tonda, Tracey & Families,
So sorry for your loss. Carolyn was "one in a million", always willing to go the extra mile and do whatever it took to make sure all her customers were taken care of. She was always so sweet and accommodating to our mom no matter if she was early or late for her appointment (most of the time late). :-) She loved what she did and always had a smile. Many fond memories through the years.
Praying for God's complete and all powerful comfort for each of you. Take solace in all your happy memories, knowing that she is "just away" , that she is now pain free, walking the streets of gold and that you will see her again one day .
Please know that you have my heartfelt and deepest sympathy.

Deborah Creasy Reynolds

Sylvia Glass

September 9, 2020

So sorry to hear about Carolyn. She was one of the most loving and caring people I have ever known. We went back over 50 years and I loved her so much. My prayers are with all of her family. She will be greatly missed.

Ellen Holt

September 9, 2020

Tonda and Tracey, I’m so sorry about your Mom. Will be keeping all of you in my prayers 🙏🏼

Vicky Westmoreland

September 8, 2020

Loved love Ms Carolyn ❤️
What a sweetheart she was!
My Condolences to family and loved ones

Debbie Petit-Coles

September 8, 2020

I will always remember Carolyn's kindness and sunny disposition at the hair salon. It will be a different place without her. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. The Lord will give you strength.

Robbie Arthur

September 8, 2020

Burnett Family

I have many fond memories of Carolyn and spending time together as neighbors with your family on Windsor Avenue. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I grieve with you, but I also rejoice that one day we will see Carolyn again and spend eternity with her. Love and hugs to all of you! The Arthur Family (Robbie Blunt Arthur)

Gina Farmer

September 8, 2020

I am so sorry for you alls lost ,Carolyn will be missed, my heart is broken i will miss her dearly, She gave me my first job when I came to VA and it was funny that my mom bought her childhood home. I will miss you dearly Carolyn and my prayers to the family.
With love Gina Farmer


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