Mrs. J. L. Williamson Called –
Mrs. J. L. Williamson
was called by death, Saturday, March 26, after a long illness. Funeral
services were held Monday Morning at 10:00 o’clock at the First Baptist
Church with the Reverend R. E. Harrison
of Orange, Texas holding the services and the burial was in the Odd
Fellows’ Cemetery under the direction of the Gamel Funeral Home
of Lampasas. Pallbearers were W. H. Smith, Max Dorbandt, Dotson Corder, W. E. Wallace, H. H. Galloway, and Earl Foulds. Honorary pallbearers were: Dr. Vaughan, Dr. Patteson, W. Lee Yarborough, Andy Shilling, George Simpson, and Cecil Rotch of Austin. Flower girls were: Mrs. C. H. Dickens, Mrs. Walker Phillips, Mrs. Dorothy Reynolds and Mrs. L. C. Lange.
Mrs. Williamson was born December 29,
1879, in Louisiana, was a member of the First Baptist Church and before
ill health confined her to her home, she took an active part in church
work at this place.
Mrs. Williamson was united in marriage to the late Dr. J. L. Williamsn
who preceeded her in death, August 24, 1944, in Llano County on March
17, 1904, and soon after this marriage, this fine couple moved to
Burnet, where Dr. Williamson practiced medicine, until his death.
Born to this union were six children, J. L. Jr., and Etheleen preceeding them in death, and those remaining behind to mourn their mothers’ passing are J. K. of Burnet, L. A. of San Angelo, Marie, who so devotedly looked after her mother’s needs, and Mrs. T. A. Loveless of Corpus Christi.
Mrs. Williamson Also leaves four sisters: Mrs. Russell Johnson, Tyler; Mrs. Albert Scott, Llano; Mrs. A. J. Glass, Houston, Mrs. W. O. Spurling, San Antonio; and one brother T. P. Finklea of Houston and five grandchildren.
The Burnet Bulletin, Thursday 31 Mar 1949