Obits

Wed
16
Aug

Juanita N. Gibson

Juanita N. Gibson, 94, passed from this earthly life to her heavenly home on August 12, 2017.

Thu
10
Aug

Jason Christopher Peterson

Jason Christopher Peterson, 27, of Joppa, Bertram went to be with his savior on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. He left us to soon doing something he loved, riding his motorcycle. He was born to Blaine Christopher Peter- son and Deborah Spinn Peterson on Jan. 12, 1990 in Colorado Springs, CO. Jason graduated from Burnet High School in 2008. More than anything Jason loved spend- ing time with his beautiful daughters. He enjoyed fishing, riding his bike, hunt- ing for arrowheads and reading his Bible. He loved you in a big way and always wanted to put a smile on your face and rub your shoulders. He will be missed by many friends and loved ones. Jason was preceded in death by his grandparents Merlene Spinn Waters and Ev- erett and Iva Peterson. He is survived by both of his parents; brother Dillon; sister Jillian and his precious daughters Lexie, 7, and Kinzie, 6.

Thu
10
Aug

Aline Dickens Stanford

Aline Dickens Stanford

December 22, 1934 — July 27, 2017

Aline Dickens Stanford, 82, went to her heavenly home on July 27, 2017. A firm belief in God and family supported her throughout her life and ultimately gave her peace and comfort.

Aline was born to the late Charles Hubert and Daisy Burke Dickens in Burnet, Texas, on Dec. 22, 1934. She was brought up in a Christian home and had a strong faith in God. As a child, she loved the many slumber parties with her girlfriends and often recounted these fun activities. After graduating from Burnet High School, she married John Allred Wood.

Aline was blessed with three children: Dallas, David, and Danette. Aline worked many years in the nursing field. Later in life she married the late Wayne Stanford.

Thu
10
Aug

Owen Benjamin Williams

Owen Benjamin Williams

December 7, 1943 — August 5, 2017

Owen Benjamin Williams, 73, of Burnet, Texas, passed away on Aug. 5, 2017. He was born in Burnet on Dec. 7, 1943. He was preceded in death by his parents, Owen and Telitha Norris Williams.

Owen is survived by his sister, Jane Hamilton; nephew Jeff Hamilton and wife Kirstin; niece Laurie Hamilton; great-nephew Beckett Hamilton; and great-niece Lena Hamilton.

Owen served in the Navy, where he spent time maintaining Link flight simulators at the Corpus Christi Naval Air Station. He spent his career in the electronics field, working for various companies in and around Austin, including Capitol Cable Company and the University of Texas. After retirement, he worked for several years as a guide at Longhorn Cavern.

When he fell ill, he moved to a nursing home in the Houston area and was there when he passed.

Thu
10
Aug

Shiron Lea Everett

Shiron Lea Everett, born June 20, 1942, went to be with the Lord on July 27, 2017.  A member of Vanderveer Church of Christ, she was a devoted Christian, wife, mother and grandmother.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Darrell Turner and Edna Whitt Turner and one brother, James Dale turner.
Shiron is survived by her husband, Billy Joe Everett; children, Sheri Everett Waggoner, Michael D. Everett and wife Lana, Ken Everett and wife Michelle and Daron Everett; grandchildren, Amber and Phillip Clark, Michael and Crystal Everett, Shanel Waggoner; great grandchildren, Cara, Nora, Jude Clark, Kaden, Lilly Everett and step grand children, Bronwyn and Kodijo Thurman; brother, Darrell Gladen Turner and Linda; sister, Lana Odell and Virgil and her Awesome Dog Cowboy.
A funeral service was held on Monday, July 31, 2017 ad Jenkins Funeral Home in Burnet.
Arrangements under the care of Jenkins Funeral Home (Formerly Edgar Funeral Home) Burnet, Texas.

Thu
10
Aug

Gerald Shelburn

Gerald Shelburn passed peacefully at his home in Burnet Sunday morning, August 6, 2017.He had been fighting a long, hard battle with several medical conditions, including a recent series of strokes but was making remarkable progress in Oaks Skilled Care Physical Therapy to regain control of his life. Gerald was born in Burnet County on December 10, 1927 to Edgar and Mattie Griffin Shelburn. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Judy Shelburn, daughters Meg Hernandez and son-in-law George, Barbara Hacker (and life partner Howard Gardner), and Gwen Shelburn Barton, grandsons Chase Sadler (and wife Keely), Chris Hernandez (and fiancée Tamara Biggs), Joshua Hacker (and wife Jessica) and granddaughter Mylea Hernandez. He had three great granddaughters, Kinsley Sadler, Harper and Hadley Hacker, and many beloved nephews, nieces and close friends. He was loved and respected by many.

Thu
10
Aug

Betty Mae "Nano" Carlson Hansen

Betty Mae Carlson Hansen, our beloved “Nano” her life’s journey ended August 3, 2017 at home in Burnet, Texas. Nano was 101 years old. She is survived by her son, Steven A. Hansen of Georgetown, her daughter, Susan D. Hansen Surber of Burnet, 8 grandchildren, Krista D. Hansen of Austin, Clint Surber of Georgetown, Lesa D. Surber of Burnet, Bonnie D. Surber Denison of Victoria, Valerie S. Surber Smith of Inez, Lori Ketchum and Christy Weeks of Georgetown and Karen Lindsey of Round Rock. She is also survived by 15 great grandchildren, Cody C. and Dylan A. G. Surber, Hunter and Gavin Smith, Charlie Marie Denison, Levi P. Surber, Justin, Brandon, Katherine and Jennifer Ketchum, Bailey, Jet, and James Weeks, Kelsey and Cody Lindsey. 

Thu
10
Aug

Robert A. Veach

 Robert A. Veach 

July 31, 1931- August 3, 2017    

 

Robert A. Veach, age 86, passed away on August 3rd, 2017, in a local hospital.

He was born on July 21, 1931 in Vienna, Illinois, to parents Robert Byron Veach and Zella Marie Harris Veach. He graduated from Middle Tennessee State in 1954 with a degree in Physical Science. In 1952, he signed a Baseball contract with the Pittsburg Pirates and accepted a position as a pitcher where he worked for four years.

He was a great man and loving father. He married Billie Marie Miller in Houston on December 14, 1962 and the couple has three children together.

He was a social, active man who was deeply involved in sports and coaching for the majority of his life. He enjoyed working with kids and making them better. His family and friends will always remember him as a loving and caring person.

Wed
12
Jul

Brian Edward Bullock

Brian Edward Bullock

 

Brian Edward Bullock

April 29, 1996 — July 4, 2017
 

Brian Edward Bullock, 21, of Burnet, Texas, went to be with his heavenly father on July 4, 2017. He was born April 29, 1996, in Round Rock, Texas. Brian graduated with honors from Burnet High School in 2014, where he played on the varsity basketball and tennis teams. He was currently attending Texas A&M University where he was studying Ocean Engineering and was to graduate in May. Brian was a die-hard Aggie and receiving his Aggie ring was one of his proudest moments.

Brian had a love for life that was evident to everyone who knew him. He enjoyed playing basketball, hiking, fishing, camping, kayaking and seeing God’s handiwork in the mountains, lakes, rivers and sunsets. He also enjoyed taking his beloved dog “Goose” to run and swim. Brian loved a good political discussion, watching his Golden State Warriors play, and Texas Aggies football.

Wed
07
Jun

Tessa JoNan Rule Moore

Tessa JoNan Rule Moore

April 28, 1966 ~ May 24, 2017

Tessa JoNan Rule Moore was born April 28, 1966, in Altus Oklahoma. She passed away in her home in Bertram Wednesday, May 24, 2017.
She is survived by brother; Jason Rule, wife Melenda and niece Emma of Denton; parents Judy and Chester Rule of Irving; sons Glenn Lambert of Irving, Ricky and wife Rebecca Lambert of Alvardo, Taylor and wife Courtney Lambert of Bertram; grandchildren Jaylee Green, Jimmie Lawrence Lee Lambert and Jermiah Lambert.
She is preceded in death by her son; Jimmie Irvine Lee Lambert.
Services will take place Friday, June 9, at 10 a.m. at the Bertram baseball field off FM 243.

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