Mary Ila Goad Burnette, 73, of Fieldale, VA passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017 at Sovah Health-Martinsville. She was born on January 7, 1944 in Dugspur, VA to the late Elder Everett C. Goad and Hassie Goad. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Carl M. Goad; and great-nephew, Tyler Goad.
Mary was a member of Fork Mountain United Methodist Church as well as the Rangeley Ruritan Club and retired from DuPont.
She is survived by her siblings, Thelma G. Edmonds of Hillsville, VA, E. Owen Goad (Jenny) of Dugspur, VA, and Nancy Bleckley (Jerry) of Bassett, VA; nephews, Tommy Edmonds (Liz), Glenn Edmonds (Jennifer), Michael Goad (Wanda), Todd Bleckley (Nena), Tony Bleckley (Cheryl), Greg Goad (Monica), Kevin Goad (Donna); and niece, Gina Blackburn (Joey). Also surviving are many great nephews and nieces; one great-great nephew; and her faithful companion, Lila.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at Fork Mountain United Methodist Church with her nephew Tony Bleckley and Rev. David Williams officiating. The interment will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Goad Cemetery, 5113 Silverleaf Road, Dugspur, VA 24325, across the road from Silverleaf Church.
Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Martinsville, VA is serving the Burnette family.
Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com