Mary Yvonne Skillern Burnett, 88, West Memphis, Arkansas, passed away September 9, 2021. Yvonne was born March 2, 1933 in Hazen, Arkansas. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Etha Haygood; her husbands, Billy Skillern and Junior Burnett and brothers, J.R. (Ada) Haygood and Franklin (Carrie) Haygood.
Yvonne is survived by her sons, Gary Skillern and wife, Patty, Kenneth Skillern and wife, Brenda, and Billy Skillern; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Yvonne was an extremely gifted musician. She touched so many lives with her singing, piano playing and teaching. She was the pianist at every church the family attended. Yvonne was a kind and compassionate soul, with tremendous love for God, family, and friends.
A memorial service will be held at the First Baptist Church in West Memphis, Arkansas at 6:00 P.M., on September 14, 2021. Funeral services will be held at Calvary Baptist Church in Hazen, Arkansas on September 15, 2021 with visitation at 1:00 p.m., and funeral following at 2:00 P.M.. Interment will be in the Center Point Cemetery.