Obits

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Klyne Philip Wright

Klyne Philip Wright

April 29, 1938 — November 6, 2018

Klyne Philip Wright, 80, of Burnet, Texas passed away on Nov. 6, 2018, peacefully in his sleep.

The funeral service was held Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Lakeland Hills Memorial Park, with pastor Jason Teague of First United Methodist Church officiating. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Clements Wilcox Funeral Home.

Philip was born in Houston, Texas on April 29, 1938, to Klyne Pace and Oma Inez. He graduated from Pasadena High School and continued on to receive a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from the Arizona State University.

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15
Nov

Susannah Bennett Dingwall

Susannah Bennett Dingwall

d. November 10, 2018

Susannah Bennett Dingwall 60, passed away on Nov. 10, 2018. She is survived by parents Fred and Armour Upchurch-Shin of Burnet, Texas, and Donald and Jin Hee Dingwall of Houston, Texas. Susannah is also survived by her sister, Alice-Gray Shin Serralta (Joey) of Houston, Texas; sister Lisa Dingwall Cole (Brian) of Dallas, Texas; and sister Nancy Dingwall Moseley (Jonathan) of Houston, Texas. She was also an aunt to three nieces and five nephews.

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15
Nov

Mary Kathryn York Ware

Mary Kathryn York Ware

June 24, 1933 — November 10, 2018

Mary Kathryn York Ware, known to all as Kathy, passed away on November 10 of internal complications at home with her family present.

A funeral Service was held Wednesday, Nov. 14 at Jenkins Funeral Home, formerly Edgar Funeral Home, 109 N. Main St Burnet, Texas with interment to follow at Burnet City Cemetery.

She was born on June 24, 1933 in Burnet, Texas to Charles and Maude York. She had a 40-year long nursing career and helped deliver many babies in Burnet County. Her passion was cooking and baking. Kathy catered many area events and helped her husband Charlie at their BBQ place in Burnet. She belonged to 1st United Methodist Church of Burnet and believed in Jesus Christ. Kathy was a dedicated mother and loved family gatherings, especially the laughter and humor. Her family relied on her for advice and respected her greatly.

Wed
07
Nov

Melvin Herbert McMullin Sr.

Melvin Herbert McMullin Sr.

d. October 27, 2018

It is with saddest regret to announce the death of Melvin Herbert McMullin Sr. on Oct. 27, 2018, at the age of 76 years. He lived a long and full life, enjoying his hard work of Masonry.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Mary McMullin. They had three beautiful children, Melvin McMullin Jr. and spouse Margie; Pamela Turner and spouse Jeremy; and Vickie Crim and spouse Joseph, as well as daughter in-law Sharon Welhouse and son in-law Russell Lanfear

In addition their family grew by 16 grandchildren: Michael and Cassie Johnsted, Mandy McMullin, Melvin and Avery McMullin III, Cassy McMullin and Alex Hernandez, Kari and Samuel Slaydon III, Jeffery and Victoria Penrod, Victora, Hannah, Benjamin, Josie, and Calli Crim. He was blessed with 14 great grandchildren.

A graveside service was held on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at Post Mountain Cemetery in Burnet, Texas.

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07
Nov

Donald Sexton Hibler

Donald Sexton Hibler

January 27, 1924 — November 2, 2018

Donald Sexton Hibler was born Jan. 27, 1924, at the home place in Oatmeal, Texas. He was the seventh son of Ben and Pearl Hibler. He peacefully passed through the Pearly Gates Nov. 2, 2018.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Pearl Sexton Hibler; seven brothers, Hansford, Prentis, James, Melvin, Howell, Calvin and his beloved twin Ronald; and by his wife, Jeanne Kirk Hibler. Donald is survived by his sons, Benjamin (Benny) and wife Anita and Carl and wife Cindy; four granddaughters, Donna, Jennifer, Katie Jo and Dondi; and three great-grandchildren, Areal, Corey and Cassidi, as well as a large number of loving nieces and nephews.

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07
Nov

William Roy "Billy" Taylor

William Roy “Billy” Taylor

July 14, 1950 — November 3, 2018

On November 3, 2018, after a short battle with cancer, William Roy “Billy” Taylor of Kingsland went to be with his Lord. The son of Herman “Red” and Carmen (Fowler) Taylor was born July 14, 1950, in Burnet and grew up in Bertram before moving to Missouri, marrying his beloved wife of 20 years, Wanda.

Billy’s love of volunteering at the Highland Lakes Church of Christ Food Pantry was only one example of his desire to be a good and faithful servant of God. Although he had no formal training, Billy’s inner beauty was revealed in his oil painting, which he loved to share with everyone.

Billy is survived by his older brother, Brian, of Amarillo; and sisters, Joyce Taylor of Flower Mound and Sherry (Taylor) Wills and husband Ken Love of Kingsland. Also surviving is his extended family and many friends. He was preceded in death by his wife Wanda and his parents Red and Carmen.

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07
Nov

Auda Leslie Ross

Auda Leslie Ross

d. October 2, 2018

Auda Leslie Ross, 99, passed away on Oct. 2, 2018.

A memorial service for Mr Ross and his wife Mary will be held on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. at the First Christian Church in Burnet, Texas.

His family will remember him as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 75 years, Mary Ross; and his parents, Avery and Lelia Ross.

Auda is survived by his daughter, Della Gibson and husband Wayne; sons, Michael Ross and John Ross; grandchildren, Kevin Edgington, Patrick Gibson, Brandon Colclasure, Corey Ross, Megan Ross and Jessica Ross; four great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements under the care of Jenkins Funeral Home, Burnet, Texas.

 

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31
Oct

Margarita Bernal Aleman

Margarita Bernal Aleman

March 19, 1934 — October 28, 2018

Margarita Bernal Aleman of Burnet, passed away on October 28. She was born on March 19, 1934 in Blanco. She is survived by her husband Jesus Aleman, 4 children: daughter, Maria Ramirez and husband Ralphael, sons, Roger Bernal, Reuben Bernal and wife Maggie, Joel Bernal and wife Jackelyn Bernal; grandchildren, Veronica, John, Larry, Raven, Tori, Bernie, RJ, Briana, Nicholas, Angelina, Devin, Jacob, and Andruw. Maggie also left behind 2 sisters and many great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

Maggie loved her flowers, loved to watch her garden grow that her husband took care of on a daily basis. She enjoyed having company and also sitting outside enjoying the outdoors. Maggie also enjoyed the everyday visits from her 3 grandsons, who went by to check on her and their papa.

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31
Oct

Phyllis Fulenwider McNelly

Phyllis Fulenwider McNelly

July 28, 1943 — October 29, 2018

Phyllis Fulenwider McNelly, age 75, passed away in Houston, Texas on October 29, 2018.

Phyllis was born July 28, 1943, the daughter of Leslie and Dorothy Piper Fulenwider. She is the youngest of their four children; her brothers are Les, Jr (Nooner), Jerry, and Ralph. Phyllis is the great-granddaughter of F.A. Piper, founder of F.A. Piper and Co., housed in the Grand Opera House. Piper was instrumental in establishing the railroad in Uvalde and helped settle the town in its early days.

Phyllis graduated from Uvalde High School in 1961, attended Southwest Texas Junior College and was a member of Phi Theta Kappa before graduating with an Associate’s Degree. She then attended Sam Houston State University where she was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.

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Oct

Michael Dean Edwards

Michael Dean Edwards

February 25, 1972 — October 18, 2018

Michael Dean Edwards, 46, of Taylor, passed away Thursday, Oct.18, 2018, at Seton Williamson Hospital in Round Rock. Michael was born February 25, 1972, at Bergstrom Air Force Base in Austin to Milford Dean Edwards and Geneva Tinker Edwards.

Michael grew up and attended Burnet schools graduating in 1990. He graduated from the University of Houston with degrees in Computer Science and Psychology. He also attended the University of Houston Clear Lake, where he earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. He was a former resident of Georgetown and later Taylor and was employed by Dell Computer for over 17 years where he worked as a Call Center Analysist.

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