Simone Marquette Burnette

May 23, 1972 ~ April 10, 2022 (age 49)


The service for Mr. Burnette will be live streamed on the Facebook Page of Fisher Memorial Funeral Parlor.

Simone Marquette Burnette, son of Reginald Burnette and Ruby Burnette Mitchell, was born on May 23, 1972.  He departed this life on Sunday, April 10, 2022 in Asheville, North Carolina.

 He completed his high school education through Job Corps.

 Simone was employed by Prince Manufacturing Company in Asheville, North Carolina.

 He enjoyed cooking and sports.  He united with God’s Church in Asheville, North Carolina.

 He leaves to cherish his memory, his mother, Ruby Mitchell (Freddie); one son, Justus Whitaker; two sisters, Shacondra Burnette and Ta-Easha Shaw; two aunts, Karen Burnette and Bernita Holley; three uncles, Walter McIntyre (Cordie), Charlie Burnette (Peggie) and Fletcher Burnette; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Saint John's Missionary Baptist Church, Inc.  is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Simone Marquette Burnette  Homegoing Celebration Church Services
Date: Thursday, April 21, 2022 
Viewing & Visitation :   12:30PM to noon Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Funeral Service: 1:30PM Homegoing Service  Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Video Meeting Links:

Meeting ID: 811 8477 3171
Passcode: 952292

Dial-in information by your location
        +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)
        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
Location of in-person funeral service with same times as above:
Saint John's Missionary Baptist Church
917 Onslow Street
Durham, NC 27705
Any challenges signing in to Zoom or need directions to church please call or text Brother John McCain of the Saint John's Audio/Visual Ministry on his cell 919-808-8514 but please text him first if possible;.
Brother McCain's  email is



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Visitation / Viewing
April 21, 2022

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Saint John Missionary Baptist Church
917 Onslow Street
Durham, NC 27705

Funeral Service
April 21, 2022

1:30 PM
Saint John Missionary Baptist Church
917 Onslow Street
Durham, NC 27705

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