Obits

Wed
28
Aug

Dorothy May (Hopkins) Hyman

Dorothy May (Hopkins) Hyman, 86 ,of Liberty Hill and former lifelong resident of Burnet County, passed away Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019.

She was born July 15, 1933, in Burnet County to Fay Jack Hopkins and Ruby Cuff.

A visitation for Dorothy will be held Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet. Her funeral will be held Thursday, Aug. 29 at 10 a.m. at Clements-Wilcox Funeral home with burial following at Oatmeal Cemetery.

Please visit clementswilcoxburnet.com to read a more detailed obituary about Dorothy, her life, and surviving family.

Arrangements entrusted to Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home Burnet, Texas

Wed
28
Aug

Don Singleton

Don Singleton

July 15, 1950 — August 23, 2019

Don Singleton, 69, of Cedar Hill, passed away Aug. 23, 2019. Don was born in Phoenix, Arizona to Ernest and Louise Green Singleton on July 15, 1950.

In high school Don was a drummer in a rock band and in 1966 The Yardbirds came to Tucson, Arizona for a concert tour and Don was asked on stage and played two songs with them.

Don enlisted in the Army on May 21, 1968 and was sent to Korea, served in the Vietnam War, and got out May 13, 1971. He was a batch man for Argos Southern Star Concrete until he retired.

Don was extremely proud to serve as Quarter Master of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7843 of Duncanville from 2016 to present. Don married Lisa Chandler on May 13, 2006 and enjoyed traveling, vacations and hanging out with his friends at the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Don was well known for his smoked meat and barbecuing talents.

Wed
28
Aug

David "Dick" Parker

David “Dick” Parker

September 21, 1959 — August 22, 2019

David Richard “Dick” Parker passed away at his home on Aug. 22, 2019 in Burnet, Texas. He was born Sept. 21, 1959 to Donnie and Dorothy Parker in Alpine, Texas.

Dick was raised on a ranch in Marathon and he graduated from Marathon High School in 1978. After graduation, Dick continued ranching in west Texas for the Paisano Ranch; he also worked for Brewster County Road and Bridge and was a truck driver for Skelton Trucking of Alpine, Texas. On May 20, 1989 he was united in marriage to Beth Ann Molitor and they were married for 30 beautiful years. Together they had three children that were the center of their life and marriage as they developed their home and business in Burnet, Texas.

Dick loved hunting, shooting skeet, fishing, ranching and spending time with family and friends. His other love was the business he built and the friends, customers and employees of Buchanan Septic Tanks.

Wed
14
Aug

From the family of Jerry Christian

Wed
14
Aug

Michael Earl Stedman

Michael Earl Stedman

October 29, 1947 — August 9, 2019

Michael Earl Stedman, born Oct. 29, 1947 in Dallas, Texas, passed away surrounded by his wife and children on Friday afternoon Aug. 9, 2019 at the age of 71.

Mike grew up in Sweeny, Texas where he met his wife of 51 years, Linda Stedman. After high school he volunteered to serve his country by joining the Navy serving on combat deployments to Vietnam.

After returning home, Mike’s calling to service eventually led to a life-long law enforcement career. Mike’s drive to serve the community in any way led him to also certify as an EMT and later help establish the Burnet County Dive Team where he received an international rescue award.

Wed
07
Aug

James Hartwell Kennedy (Jim)

James Hartwell Kennedy (Jim)

October 12, 1942 — July 23, 2019

James Hartwell Kennedy (Jim) passed away on the evening of Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Jim was born in Evansville, Indiana on Oct. 12, 1942 and moved to Angleton, Texas at the age of 5. He graduated from Angleton High School in 1962.

Jim began his career with the Texas Highway Department in 1964 as a Lab Technician then became a Manager of Atec Laboratory in Freeport, Texas in 1978, and then worked at Houston Shell and Concrete from 1980 through April of 1998.

In all he had 19 years of experience in the ready-mix concrete industry with responsibilities ranging from sales, credit, inventory, and dispatching.

Wed
07
Aug

Billie Jane (Ray) Sprott

Billie Jane (Ray) Sprott

February 2, 1928 — July 30, 2019

Billie Jane (Ray) Sprott passed away July 30, 2019.

Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Aug. 9, 2019 at the Presbyterian Church of Salado, 105 Salado Plaza Drive, Salado Texas. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Billie Jane’s memory to your local Hospice.

She was born Feb. 2, 1928 to Joel Arbry Ray and Ruby (Dockery) Ray of Bell County, Texas. She is preceded in death by husband, Billy Mack Sprott; sister, LaJaun Ray; and brothers, Jim, D.L. (Dee Dee), Jack, and Durwood (Mitts) Ray all from Bell County, Texas.

Billie Jane was a nurse during the 1950s and 1960s and was always a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Throughout her years, her family was her major interest, and she loved to cook for special family gatherings. She taught youth Sunday school classes for over 30 years and willingly acknowledged her love of God and Christ.

Wed
31
Jul

Janie Glaspy Price

Janie Glaspy Price

September 19, 1930 – July 29, 2019

Janie Glaspy Price, 88, went to be with Jesus on July 29, 2019. 

She was born on Sept. 19, 1930 to John R. and Bertie Williams Glaspy in Bertram, Texas. She married James Glen Price on Oct. 1, 1949. 

Family was very important to her and she took every opportunity to spend time with them. She loved working at her job and did not retire until she was age 80. 

She was very involved with the Bertram Church of Christ. Her involvement included: World Bible School, the Joy Bus and Prison ministries and she was a Bible Class Teacher for many years. 

Other hobbies she enjoyed were gardening, quilting and crocheting, sewing for her grandchildren, ceramics, and building/remodeling houses with her husband. She also enjoyed camping and traveling with her family. 

Janie is preceded in death by her parents; and three brothers, Ray, Mike, and Jimmy. 

Wed
31
Jul

Camm Carrington Lary Jr.

Camm Carrington Lary, Jr.

November 26, 1941 — July 25, 2019

Devoted husband, father, grandfather, and servant of Christ, Camm Carrington Lary Jr., went home to the Lord on July 25, 2019. In everything he did, Camm Jr. was steadfast, reliable, earnest, and true.

Known to friends and family as “Camm Jr.,” he is survived by his wife, Louise; his son, Camm “Trey” Lary, III and wife Wendy; his daughter, Christina Davis and husband Chris; and his grandchildren, Camm IV and Grace Lary, and Harry and Archer Davis. He is predeceased by his parents, Christine and Camm Lary, Sr.; and his brother, Mike Lary. He is loved by his first cousins, Terry, Christy, Phil, Mel, and the late Patsy.

Wed
31
Jul

Jerry D. Christian

Jerry D. Christian

March 7, 1944 — July 28, 2019

Jerry D. Christian, age 75, passed away peacefully on July 28, 2019 at his home in Burnet, Texas, surrounded by his loving family.

Jerry was born in San Saba County on March 7, 1944. He graduated from Bertram High School in 1962. He made his residence in Burnet, Texas, where he was the owner of Lakeland Plumbing for many years and a faithful member of the Church of Christ.

He is survived by his wife, Lynn of 55 years; daughter and son-in-law, Dana & Karl Reich; daughter, Amy Bodkins; son and daughter-in-law, Eric & Barbara Christian; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A register book is available at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet for friends and family to leave their condolences.

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

Condolences may be offered at clementswilcoxburnet.com.

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