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Cherry Roberson Burnette

May 20, 1939 — January 13, 2022

Cherry Roberson Burnette

Cherry Roberson Burnette of South Boston, VA passed away January 13, 2022.  She was born in Orange County, NC on May 20, 1938 and was 83 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Edward J. Roberson and the late Virginia Louise Horton Roberson. She was married to the late Robert Joseph Burnette.


She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church. Cherry was also a retired nurse after 35 years with Halifax Regional Hospital.


Cherry R. Burnette is survived by:

Her Daughter

Brooke B. Gasperini and husband Joe of South Boston

Eleven Grandchildren

Seven Greatgrandchildren


***Preceded in death by***

One Daughter

Virginia B. Tindall


A memorial service will be held at a later date.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be directedn to Trinity Episcopal (Alter Guild), 515 Yancey St., South Boston, VA.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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