The following is
a description of original funeral notices archived at the Herman
Brown Free Library, in Burnet.
- The notices
are approximately 5 x 7, some bordered by black, which were
printed by the funeral homes and distributed to businesses and
public places to announce funeral services of local people.
- They range
from the 1950s through the mid-1980s, with a few older.
contained on each notice usually includes, besides name and date
of funeral, the church where the service will be conducted and the
minister who will officiate, as well as the name of the funeral
home and cemetery where burial will be held.
- Some notices
also give names of survivors.
- An index was
typed of the funeral notices, arranged alphabetically, in the
First Name, Middle Name; Funeral Date, Funeral Home,
- The Cemetery
Name is typed as it appeared on the Funeral Notice, and is assumed
to be in Burnet County, unless specifically stated otherwise.
- The Funeral
Home name is abbreviated as follows:
- The index has
been printed and is available for patrons at the Burnet Library,
where a copy of the original notice may be made.
- The index
is also available in electronic format here on the Burnet County
Web Page. Click on the alphabet range you're looking for,
then use your browser's find feature to look for a specific