Graveside services for Johnnye Ruth Dossey McBurnett, 94, were held Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale with Pastor Ray Prince officiating.

Mrs. McBurnett died Thursday, Oct. 17, in Magnolia

She was born Jan. 6, 1919, in Coryell County to Edward and Allie (Martin) Dossey.

She married Benjamin Nicholas McBurnett Jr. on Oct. 1, 1938, in Carrizo Springs.

Mrs. McBurnett was a resident of the Salty community for many years and was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Benjamin McBurnett Jr.; a son, Benjamin McBurnett III; a brother, Charles Dossey; and two sisters Blanche Lowrance and Lona Bates.

Survivors are a son, Kenneth L. McBurnett of Conroe, three grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren.

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