COPY-Funeral for Stoddard County soldier

Two services this weekend will honor a Stoddard County soldier killed in Afghanistan.

A memorial service for Spc. James Burnett, Jr. with be held on Saturday at the Community Church of Christ in Lowndes, Missouri. Visitation will be on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to noon, and a funeral service with full military honors will follow at 2:00 p.m.

A second Memorial Service for Spc. Burnett will also be held on Sunday, November 27 at the old high school gymnasium in Advance.

Friends can call between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. for an informal visitation, with the ceremony to be held at 5 p.m.

The family asks that everyone attend to honor and celebrate Spc. Burnett, Jr's life.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been set up in the name of James Burnett, Jr. at the Bank of Advance.

The Burnett family would like to express their deepest gratitude for all the love, prayers and thoughtfulness sent their way.

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