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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.

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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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Earldean "Deanie" Franklin Sollars

Earldean “Deanie” Franklin Sollars

d. January 16, 2019

Earldean "Deanie" Franklin Sollars, 68, passed away on January 16, 2019.

A funeral service is planned for 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 at Jenkins Funeral Home, formerly Edgar Funeral Home, Burnet, Texas. Interment will follow at Bear Creek Cemetery, Bertram, Texas.

Deanie was an amazing woman as well as a loving and devoted grandma. No one can fill the void or take her place in their heart or lives. She will be missed deeply by her family and friends.

Earldean is preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Timothy Sollars; parents, Ernest and Estella Franklin; and brothers, Edmond Franklin, Billy Joe Franklin, and Thomas Franklin Sr.

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Josephine Annette (Risinger) Peevler

Josephine Annette (Risinger) Peevler

December 2, 1932 — January 17, 2019

Josephine Annette (Risinger) Peevler, 86, of Industry, Texas, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019.

Annette was born in Bertram, Texas on Dec. 2, 1932, the oldest daughter of George and Claudia (Edwards) Risinger. Annette’s parents then moved to Lake Victor, Texas, introducing both farm and ranch life to their family. She met the love of her life, Garland Peevler, while working in San Antonio at Fort Sam Houston where he spent his last few months in the United States Army after serving in the Korean War.

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Ida Lucille Adams

Ida Lucille Adams

d. January 5, 2019

Ida Lucille Adams, 91, of Burnet, Texas, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. She was born to Myron P. Hahn and Ida Shelburn Hahn in the Bethel Community of Burnet, Texas, and she remained in the vicinity all her life. Lucille was an active member of the community. She was initiated into the Order of the Eastern Star as a member on December 11, 1945 at Burnet OES Chapter 425. A member for 73 years, she was awarded her 50 year certificate in 1995 and has been an endowed member since 2005. She was a 50-year lifelong member of the Bethel Home Demonstration Club as well as a member of the Jane Wells Woods Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.

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Kay Francis Farquhar Keele

Kay Francis Farquhar Keele

January 9, 1936 — January 8, 2019

Kay was born Jan. 9, 1936, at Rollins-Brook Hospital in Lampasas, Texas. She passed away on Monday, Jan. 8, 2019, in Lampasas, one day short of her 83rd birthday, leaving a number of devastated family and friends.

She was the second of five children born to Cecil Edward Farquhar and Geneva Gladys Barrett Farquhar, who were both descendants of pioneers in the area.

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Franklin Allen

Franklin Allen

March 30, 1943 — January 11, 2019

Franklin Allen, 75, of Georgetown, Texas, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. Franklin was born on March 30, 1943, to E.F. Allen and Cressie Pauline Purcell in Burnet, Texas.

Following Franklin’s graduation from Texas State University in San Marcos, he enjoyed several successful careers as an educator, probation officer, instigator of new programs, and rancher raising Beefmaster cattle.

Prior to moving to Georgetown, he and his wife, Rosemary F. Allen (Farquhar), lived in New Braunfels for fifty years where he was active in the community as past president of the Jaycees, a member of Rotary, Board of Directors United Way, and Senior Opa in Wurstfest.

Franklin is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Rosemary; cousin, Barry Bowden and family, Purcell Farms; and god-daughter, Cheryl Williams and family of Georgetown.

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Frankie Wayne Smith

Frankie Wayne Smith

September 16, 1958 — January 9, 2019

Frankie Wayne Smith, 60, of Marble Falls passed away Jan. 9, 2019. He was born in Burnet Sept. 16, 1958, to Frank and Patsy Jo Marx Smith.

Frankie Wayne enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending his time with his family and grandchildren. He had a big heart and would do anything for anyone.

He is survived by his brothers, James and wife Sheila Smith of Marble Falls, and Lee and wife Ramona Smith of Burnet; daughter Frankie Lynne and husband Wesley Retzloff of Wisit; son Dallas Wayne Smith of Choke Canyon; granddaughters, Siyah Blue Marsh and Avery Retzloff; and grandson Weston Cole Retzloff. He is preceded in death by his parents.

Graveside service were held Sunday, Jan. 13, at Fry Cemetery.

Arrangements were entrusted to Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet.

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Alma Jo Fillpot Cox

Alma Jo Fillpot Cox

July 13, 1926 — January 5, 2019

Alma Jo Fillpot Cox, 92, of Burnet, Texas, passed away peacefully with her family at her side, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 at the Bertram Nursing Home.

A graveside service is planned for 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 11, at Bethel Community Cemetery, Burnet County, Texas.

She was born July 13, 1926 in Dodson, Collingsworth County, Texas. She was the daughter of John William and Carrie Blanche Wever Fillpot. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Jesse Darrow “JD” Cox; four sisters, Marjorie Cox, Mae Brook, Billie Lawson, and Glenna Bowden.

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Charles "Ken" Kennedy Warden

Charles "Ken" Kennedy Warden

January 11, 1935 — January 1, 2019

Charles "Ken" Kennedy Warden, 83, passed away on Jan. 1, 2019.

His funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 5, at Vanderveer St. Church of Christ with interment to follow at Burnet City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home.

Ken was born on Jan. 11, 1935, to Arnold W. and Susie Warden in Burnet, Texas. He attended school in Burnet and after graduating Burnet High School he went on to run an Exxon Station in Llano with his brother A.W. Ken signed up to serve his country in the Army Reserves and soon after met the love of his life, his wife, Johnnie Beth. He was then given the opportunity to run an Exxon Station in Burnet with his brother and then later on a full service Texaco on the corner of US 281 and Texas 29 from 1963-2000.

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