Obits

Wed
06
Feb

Mae Nottie Cornelius Tondre

Mae Nottie Cornelius Tondre

d. January 10, 2019

Mae Nottie Cornelius Tondre, 100, passed away on Jan. 10, 2019.

There will be a Celebration of Life on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 2 p.m. at 1504 Timber Valley Lane Granite Shoals, Texas.

Mae was a beautician for many years until she moved to Houston. She had a passion for blue bonnets and loved the annual Bluebonnet Festival. She also loved crafts and gardening.

Mrs. Tondre is preceded in death by her husband, Calvin Cornelius and husband, Alton Tondre; daughter, Winnell Hernandez; son-in-law, Dale Hernandez; son, Kendall Cornelius; daughter-in-law, Donna Cornelius; son-in-law, Alvis Shaw; grandson, Gene Shaw; and her parents, Will and Alaf Everett.

Wed
06
Feb

Joan C. Carroll

Joan C. Caroll

August 31, 1931 — February 2, 2019

Joan C. Carroll, 87, of Burnet, Texas, passed away in her home on Feb. 2, 2019, after a short illness.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at Burnet Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Josyph Andrews officiating. A burial will follow in Barbourville, Kentucky. Arrangements have been made by Clements Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet.

Wed
30
Jan

Gordon Ray Hyatt

Gordon Ray Hyatt

January 8, 1947 — January 26, 2019

Wed
30
Jan

Wanda Lou Galyon-Homewood

Wanda Lou Galyon-Homewood

July 28, 1928 — January 25, 2019

Wanda Lou Galyon-Homewood, 90, passed away on Jan. 25, 2019.

Visitation is set for 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 31, at Jenkins Funeral Home, Burnet, Texas.

A funeral service is planned for 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at Jenkins Funeral Home with interment to follow at Lakeland Hills Memorial Park, Burnet, Texas

Wed
30
Jan

William Carroll Heffington

William Carroll Heffington

October 10, 1930 – January 28, 2019

William Carroll Heffington, 88, passed away on January 28, 2019.

A funeral service is planned for 10:00 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Burnet with interment to follow at Burnet City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, Jan. 1 at Jenkins Funeral Home, 109 N. Main St Burnet, Texas.

Wed
23
Jan

Reverend Theodore E. Hervey, Jr.

Reverend Theodore E. Hervey, Jr.

d. January 15, 2019

Theodore E. Hervey, Jr. passed from this life Tuesday, Jan. 15, at his home in Bertram, after gracefully living with a diagnosis of Frontotemporal Dementia in 2013 and later, Parkinson’s.

Ted was most recently the Priest at Epiphany Episcopal in Burnet, serving there about 20 years, starting out as Vicar. During his time there, he was involved in the Ministerial Alliance, the Literacy Council, and on the Board of LaCare. With the help of the Diocese of Texas and local businessman Blake Fulenwider, he was instrumental in bringing a family here who had lost their home to Hurricane Rita, in southeast Texas. This brought many blessings to Epiphany and this family.

Wed
23
Jan

Pamela Maynard

Pamela Maynard

d. January 15, 2019

Pamela Maynard, 58, passed away on January 15, 2019.

Pam was born in Rome, NY to Ruth Evylyn House and Walter Lewis House. She moved to Texas in 1977 where she had her own business called Sunshine Gallery Arts and Crafts. She had a true talent to create beautiful things.

Pam is preceded in death by her mother, father, and sister, Starr Funk.

Wed
23
Jan

Mary Lee Graves

Mary Lee Graves

March 19, 1934 — January 17, 2019

Mary Lee Graves, a near-lifelong resident of Burnet passed away peacefully on Jan. 17, 2019, at the age of 84.  She was born Mar. 19, 1934, in Roosevelt, Texas to Estes Smith and Tillie Simon Smith.

Mary Lee was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Jerry V. Graves, on April 27, 2015.

Mary Lee graduated from Burnet High School in 1951 and went on to study business in San Antonio, Texas followed by many years as an employee of the Burnet County Tax Office, a position that she is most remembered for.  She also worked for Lone Star Industries later known as Pioneer.

Mary Lee was a lifelong member of the Vandveveer Street Church of Christ.  She is mostly remembered by those who knew her as friendly, kind, and compassionate.  She always had a smile and a kind word for everyone she encountered.

Wed
23
Jan

Edith Faye Johnson

Edith Faye Johnson

May 20, 1925 — January 19, 2019

Former Burnet resident Edith Faye Johnson, 93, died on Jan. 19, 2019 in Lewisville, Texas.

She was born May 20, 1925 in Grandview, Texas to the late Frank H. and Eula Vaye Bowles.  She graduated from Covington High School in 1942 and married Jesse William Johnson on Aug. 23, 1943 in Hillsboro, Texas

Edith was a member of the Church of Christ.  She retired in 1997 after 16 years as assistant business manager for Shepperd Memorial Hospital/Scott and White in Burnet, Texas.

Edith is preceded in her death by her parents; her husband, Jesse Johnson; a sister, Mary Holcomb; and a brother, Frank Bowles, Jr.

Wed
23
Jan

Charlotte Ann Dunn

Charlotte Ann Dunn

November 6, 1964 — January 17, 2019

Charlotte Ann Dunn, 54, passed from this life Thursday morning, Jan. 17, 2019, at her home in Burnet.

She was born November 6, 1964, in Tulia, Texas to Alford and Mildred (Milley) Cook.  As a Graduate of Tulia High, Class of 1983, she went on to many endeavors including secretarial and correctional work.

A long time Burnet resident, she was known as “Momma Dunn” to many because of her loving nature and kind spirit.  She loved visiting with friends, family, or anyone that needed to lend her ear. She also enjoyed crocheting, doing crafts, and watching her shows.  Above all, she loved being with her grandchildren.

Charlotte was preceded in Death by her parents, Alford and Mildred Cook; and granddaughter, Makynli Simons.

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