Esquelene "Essie" Doyle Hunt Burnett, 87, of Tampa, Fla., passed away July 2, 2009. Essie was born September 21, 1921, in Steubenville, Ohio. She was a longtime member of Tampa First Church of the Nazarene. She is survived by her children, Marilyn and husband Barney Greiner, Bud and wife Lee Beth Hunt, Pamela and husband David Lennon, Jay Hunt, Penny Simmons, and Paulette and husband Anthony Claudio; her grandchildren, Barney, Jeff, Daniel, Michelle, Brian, Zachary, Haylee, Timothy, Bethany, Amy and David; her sisters, Mary Jane Scruggs Bryant and Jackie Hock; and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 6, 2009, at Tampa First Church of the Nazarene. Burial services took place in West Virginia. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Melech Hospice House, 11125 52nd St., Temple Terrace, Tampa, Fla., 33617.