Obituaries

Macaria Burkhalter

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Macaria Burkhalter, 92, was born on February 28, 1928 in Bertram, Texas. She passed on October 5, 2020 at the Oaks Nursing Center in Burnet. Macaria resided for most of her life in Throckmorton, Texas.

Charles Thrasher Allen

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On February 11, 1938, Charles Thrasher Allen was born in Slaton, Texas to parents Mary Jane Ott Allen and George Scott Allen Sr. The Allens moved to Missouri with Thrasher for was some time. His parents decided to move to Texas and settle down in Burnet. The family grew with four more siblings; Alice, Jonathan, George and Sarah. Thrasher attended Burnet schools elementary through junior high and attended TMI Episcopal for high school.

Larry Wayne Mays

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Larry Wayne Mays, 66, of Lampasas, passed away on September 29, 2020, in his home after a difficult battle with cancer. A graveside funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Thursday, October 8th at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen, Texas.

Patricia Weathers Everett

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On Friday September 18, 2020, Patricia Everett went to heaven. She left behind her husband, of 59 years, Billy Don and sons, Devin and wife Stacy and Paul and grandchildren Samantha, Kellen, Don Paul and Parker.

Fred Gamble

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Fred Gamble passed away at his home on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at the age of 82. Fred was born in La Feria, Texas and lived there through his high school years.

Thomas Jerome Turner

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Thomas Jerome Turner, 83, passed away September 8, 2020. He was born to August and Josephine Turner in Sabinal, Texas, on October 1, 1936.

Melissa Beasley

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Melissa Beasley, 48, passed away on September 7, 2020. A graveside service was held on September 12, 2020 at Bethel Cemetery, Bethel Community, near Burnet.

James Lunsford “Jim” Haire

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James Lunsford “Jim” Haire was born in Bradley, Arkansas on October 5, 1934, and passed away at home on September 9, 2020 at 85 years old. Jim’s early years were spent in Bradley where his mother Alva owned and operated several businesses.

Patricia Allen Sons

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Patricia Allen Sons, 78, of Bertram passed away September 13, 2020. She was born October 22, 1941 in Uvalde, Texas, to Gearo and Tressie Rankin Bingham.