She was a homemaker and a member of the Fairdealing Church of Christ.
She is survived by her husband, John Burnett of Benton; two daughters, Kathy Phelps of Benton and Tammy Davenport of Calvert City; and three grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Rudy Nelson and Emma (Burkeen) Nelson; her first husband, George Wayne Wilkins and one brother; James Dewey Nelson.
Funeral services were held January 15, in the Chapel of the Collier Funeral Home in Benton. Lexie B. Ray officiated. Interment followed in the Fairdealing Cemetery, Benton.
The family asks that memorial contributions be made to the St. Jude Childens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Fairdealing Cemetery Fund, 7985 U.S. Hwy 68 E. Benton, KY.