Lisa K. Burnett

February 18, 1956June 26, 2013
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Lisa Kay Dyess Burnett was born February 18, 1956 to John Douglas and Jeanene Dyess in Midland, Texas. Lisa went to be with the Lord on June 26,2013. She was preceded in death by her grandparents Dominic and Kathryn Traversie; her father John Douglas Dyess, a nephew, a sister-in-law and several aunts and uncles. In 1995 Lisa and Robert Burnett were united in holy matrimony. Lisa was previously employed by the Us. Postal Service as a Mail Carrier and as a Sales Clerk for Zales.Corp., J C. Penney and Dunlaps. Lisa was a great joy to be around. She wouldn't turn away anyone if they had a need (this even included abandoned animals). Lisa displayed her musical talent as a singer and she also played the Guitar, Banjo and Mandolin. Lisa was a friend, a sister, a mother, a grandmother, a daughter and a loving wife. We will all miss her. She had a great sense of humor and always found a way to make you laugh no matter what you were going through.

Lisa is survived by her husband of 18 years, Robert D. Burnett, Jr.; her mother Jeanene Dyess, her brother Terry Dyess (Judith) of Edgewood, New Mexico; 2 sons, John Smith (Stacy) and Houston (Amanda) of Midland; 2 Step-daughters, Melloney Burnett of Arlington and Latrecia Jordan (Kenney) of Denton, Texas; 4 Step-sons, Robert Bills (JoAnn) of Midland; Brent Burnett (Annette) of South Bendbrook, New Jersey; Patrick Hughes (Mary) of Little Elm, Texas and Wesley Burnett (LeAnn) of Prosper, Texas; Sister-in-law Carol Vaughn of Midland; Grandchildren Haley, Jeremy, Houston, Jr. and Shelby of Midland; 12 Step- grandchildren; 2 Great grandsons; 1 Step-great grandson; Extended Family Ross and Norma Anderson of Lovington, New Mexico; Raymond and Aracely Sanchez; Boogie Grissom; Jack Tyson; Annie Faison; Sue Morris and a host of cousins and other relatives.

Funeral Services will be Monday, July 1, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the Ellis Funeral Home Chapel. Viewing will be Sunday at the Ellis Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of Ellis Funeral Home.


  • Visitation Sunday, June 30, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, July 1, 2013

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Terrie Sotelo

July 5, 2013

Robert and Family: When the Lord calls our loved ones home, he leaves a gift of memories in exchange so hold on to your memories and let them guide you and your family during this time of sadness. I was fortunate to have known and worked with Lisa....

Larry and Carolyn Gilbert

July 2, 2013

Dear Robert and family,
Our sincere sympathy in the loss of your wife. We have such fond and fun memories of Lisa. She will be greatly missed. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and family. May God comfort you with His love & peace. Hope you are able to visit us again when you come this way. Love and Prayer

July 1, 2013

So sad to hear of Lisa's passing. What a Beautiful person, inside & out. Although we didn't see each other often, My memories of her are those filled with Laughter, Fun, & Good times. You could NOT be around Lisa & not smile & laugh!
Our Love & Prayers for Peace & Comfort for the family of this Special Lady,

Shirley Petty & Vicki Porter, Lubbock Tx

Bill and Anita Smith

July 1, 2013

Dear Robert,Jeanene,Terry,John,Houston and families Our thoughts and prayers go out to you .

Phil Davis

June 30, 2013

Lisa was a delightful lady with a sense of humor that always had us laughing. Jani and I both have fond memories of our time with Lisa. Our condolences to Robert and family.
Phil and Jani Davis (Midland, TX)

Joyce Allen

June 30, 2013

Robert and family, may God's strength be with you in your time of bereavement.

Joyce and family

Kathleen Miller

June 30, 2013

I can't imagine my life without Lisa. She and her family have been a huge part of me since we met in 5th grade. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Rest in peace my dear best friend. Love always, Kathi

Alana Howard

June 30, 2013

Robert - We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers.
Alana, Raven, and Cody

Marsha Hart

June 30, 2013

Family, prayers to all, Jeanene, John, Stacy, Houston and Terry. I took a ride down memory lane looking at the pic's ...what great memories of Lisa Kay. God, what a ride ! LOVE TO ALL, MO & Deb

Nancy Booth Jones

June 29, 2013

Jeanene, my deepest sympathy to you and your family on the loss of Lisa.