Betty Burleson

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Betty Jean ‘B.J.’ Hendrix Burleson, 76, passed away peacefully in her home in Gholson on March 8, 2023.

Memorial Graveside Service: 3pm Sunday, March 26 at Moore Cemetery in Chalk Bluff.

B.J. was born on September 7, 1946 to Ada Irene Garrett Hendrix and Lewis Owen Hendrix in Waco.  She attended and graduated from Connally High School.  She later received her Associates Degree in business from McLennan Community College.  B.J. worked at Hillcrest Baptist Hospital for the majority of her career.  She loved the outdoors and horses.

B.J. was preceded in death by her parents, Irene and Owen Hendrix; and daughter in law, Felicia Burleson.

She is survived by her sister, Patsy Stauffer; her oldest son, Joe Burleson, Jr. and his children, Chelsey Hearn and husband Colby, and their children, Felicity and Silas Hearn, Chloe Burleson, Cassidy Burleson, Caroline Burleson, Joe Burleson III and Charley Burleson; her middle son, Ronnie Burleson and wife Gloria, and his children, Hanna and Patrick Burleson; and her daughter, Robyn Burleson Hollas, and her children, Milady and Jake Hollas.

Place of Service: Moore Cemetery , 5071 FM 933; Waco, TX 76705

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  1. Love 💕 you Sister. Miss you more each day. Until we meet again. God bless BJ’s children and grandchildren. Pat

    • Monica Martinez

      Pasty I know you truly loved your sister. I’m so sorry for your
      Loss praying for you always. I remembered her face would light up with a smile know you were coming to visit her.
      She talked often of you and y’all mother. I will miss her
      And especially will miss her deserts she made while I was
      With her.

  2. Bettie L.Brown

    Condolences to BJ’s children , grandchildren and older sister Patsy Stauffer
    I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER BJ for her friendship that I had from meeting her through her sister, and her famous cooking she did. Not a trip to FL. That she always shared her dinners and treats with us.
    BJ, I only have fond memories of you. May you RIP,,no more pain.

  3. Rocky and Paula Ford

    Condolences to all for your loss. Praying for all.

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