Janet Kay Burnside

June 22, 1947 - November 28, 2012

Janet Kay Burnside of McKinney, Texas passed away November 28, 2012 at the age of 65. She was raised by her mother Virginia D. (Duncan) Bates and Forrest Bates in McKinney. Janet had a passion for Lake Texoma. She described it as “soothing and peaceful”. It is where she enjoyed riding her yellow golf cart and when able taken rides in the boat.  She loved her grandchildren deeply. Janet had a dedication for nursing and with the motivation of Dr. Wysong, she earned her Registered Nurse Certification in 1982. She later retired in 2006.  

She is survived by her son, Michael Burnside and wife Candy of McKinney, Texas; grandchildren, Michaela Burnside and Tristan both of McKinney, Texas; cousins, Susan and Brent Bilderback of Weston, Texas.  

Janet was preceded in death by her parents Forrest and Virginia Bates.  

A graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Prosper, Texas with Dr. Danny Buster officiating. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Friday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow in Allen, Texas.

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I am so sorry for your loss; Jan was a very special lady. She could not be any other way because she had wonderful mom and dad. Michael and family you ae in my prayers. Suzi McClintock, November 30, 2012 Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Ronney and Laura Thompson, November 30, 2012 So sorry to hear of your loss. My heart goes out to you all. Give the kids a hug for me, and tell them that Jan is watching over them. Susie L Pointer, November 29, 2012 Jan was such a precious lady. I loved spending time with her recently and seeing her sweet smile at Homestead Church. Praying for you all. Denice Burnside Webb, November 28, 2012 So sorry to hear of Janet's passing. I knew she was ill and would have loved to seen her, but that was not to be. May the love of God wrap you in his arms in this time of sorry for your Mom, but you know that she loved you dearly. Always, Cousin Glenda Bales Mounger, November 28, 2012