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Page 6A Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Burnet Bulletin Community BurneL Texas Melissa McGinity Melissa McGinity, 28, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. Graveside Services will be 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 22 at Bumet City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday at Edgar & Jenkins Family Faneral Home in Btmlet. Melissa is preceded in death by her father, Billy Wayne Wilson and grandparents, Bill and Lollie Wilson. She is survived by" her mother, Serrie Wilson; sister, Angele May and husband Kenneth Shadel; daughter Alexis Quintero; niece, Rosely Ann Shadel. Sen, ices under flae care of Edgar Home, Burnet, Texas. McGinity & Jenkins Family Funeral Donald Chase McMeans Jan. 76, 7977--Sept. 17, 2076 Donald Chase McMeans, 39, of Versailles, Indiana passed away S unday, Sept. 11, 2016 near his home. He was born in Lampasas, Texas on Jan. 16, 1977, the son of Donald McMeans St. ,and Darla Hinds Clark. He was married to De Ann Webb on Dec. 19, 1998. Chase had an associates degree in accounting and was working as a lineman for IBEW. He was a doting husband, a loving father, and a wonder- ful son. McMeans He was the type to fill up a room with his presence and had a remarkable ability to make others laugh. In his spare time, Chase enjoyed hunting and fishing. Survivors include his wife; his mother, Darla Clark of Bumet, Texas; his son, Chance McMeans and daughter, Peyton McMeans both at home; father and mother-in-law, Ed and Marilyn Webb of Correct; two brothers, Michael and wife Tifthny Clark of Burnet, Texas and David and wife Stephanie Clark of Temple, Texas; two sisters, Misty Lewis and Kaitlin Clark both of Burnet, Texas, and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his grandmother Dorothy Hinds Renshaw, his grandthther Denver Hinds; his father Donald McMeans Sr. and his brother Donald McMeans Jr. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 2 p.m. at the Main Slleet Baptist Church, 401 N. Main St. in Burnet. in addition, a fund for the McMeans children has been established at Fifth-Third Bank in Versailles, Indiana. Stringer O'Malley Oct. 3, 1938-Sept. 14, 2016 Janice Elizabeth "Jay" Stringer O'Malley, 77 of Lampasas died Wednesday; Sept. 14, 2016 at Scott and White Memorial Hospital in Temple. Jay was born Oct. 3, 1938 in San Antonio the daughter of James Dowling Stringer ,and Margaret Elizabeth (Waldrop) Stringer. She graduated from Edison High School in San Antonio before going on to pursue a degree in nursing in 1987. She worked at numerous hospitals and nttrsing homes in Georgetown, Burnet, and Llano until she retired in 2000. She was married to John Edward O'Malley on Aug. 23, 1958, and he preceded her in death. Jay loved to perform. She was an actress, featured in "Brewster McCloud", "Student Bodies" and "The Last Picture Show." She also performed at the Hill Country Theater in Cottonwood Shores, in "It's a Wonderful Lit " and "Harvey." After retirement, Jay worked at the Wal-Mart in Marble Falls. She was a member of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Catholic Daughters, Actor's Guild, ,and was the secre- tary tar the Hill Country ommtmW Theate. Survivors include her sons; Patrick Janles O'Malley, Michael Anthony O'Malley and wit? Sarah, Timothy Frances O'Malley; daughter; Colleen Kelly O'Malley Lynch and hus- band Thomas; grandchildren; Collin, Katherine, Caroline, Stephanie, Stacey, Scan, Brittany, John Jaymz, Sanaantha, Megan-Kelly, Shaylynn, Hailey, Akasha, Logan, and Ellany; 11 great-grandchildren; nephew, Marc Lemmer, niece Cathy, and great niece, Dayna Janice was preceded in death by her daughter, Shawaa; her husband, her son-in-law Brock Phillips, and her parents Jim and Margie Beth Stringer. A memorial service 411 be planned fbr a later date. Her body will be cremated. Sneed Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements. ons Week The annual celebration of Constitution Week. Congress Constitution Week beginsadopted the resolution, and on Sunday, Sept. 17, and the Aug. 2, 1956, President Llano Uplift Chapter of Dwight D. Eisenhower Daughters of the American signed it into Public Law 915. Revolution is urging Burnet, The celebration's goals are Llano and other member coun- ties to join in recognitkm of the founding document of the United States of America. "There are two documents of paranmunt importance to American history: the Declaration of Independence, which fbrged our national iden- tity, and the United States Constitution, which set ibrth the framework for the federal government that is still in use today," said Linda Grofl, chair- woman of the Llano Uplift DAR Constitution Week com- mittee, reporting the national organization's message. "While Independence Day is a beloved national holiday, fewer people know about Constitution Week, an annual commemoration of the living document that upholds and protects the freedoms central to our American way of lii ." "We want to help citizens and especially school children to understand the importance of the document, here in its 229th year of existence," CJroff said. The Llano Uplift Chapter has prepared an exhibit on the Constitution that can be seen at the Kingsland Library, located at 125 West Polk Street, just off Ranch to Market Road 1431 in Kingsland. The local chapter is 174 members strong and meets quarterly (January, April, July and October) at 10 a.m. at River City Grill in Marble Falls. This quarter's Oct. 28 will feature a program entitled "John Hancock and Samuel Adams: Loudest of the 'Rabble Rousers' " by Pat Blackman of the Sons of the Revolution. For more in/brma- tion. contact tLaye Lokey, first vice regent, 830-613-1577. To make the required advance lunch reservation or the requested advance registration to hear the speaker only, con- tact Peggy Munson, recording secretary, 830-822-0601. The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) initiated the Constitution Week obser'ance in 1955, when the organization petitioned the U.S. Congress to dedicate September 17-23 of each year to the commemoration of threetbld: to encourage the study of the historical events that led to the franfing of the Constitution in September 1787; to inform people that the Constitution is the basis of America's great heritage and the foundation of our way of life; and to enzphasize U.S. citi- zens' responsibility to protect, defend and preserve the Constitution. "DAR has been the fore- most advocate fbr the aware- ness, promotion and celebra- tion of Constitution Week," said DAR President General Ann Dillon. "This annual observance provides innumer- able opportunities fbr educa- tional initiatives and commu- nity outreach, two mission areas of crucial inaportance to the National Society's work. By fi~stering knowledge of and appreciation tbr the Constitution and the inalien- able rights it aflbrds to all Americans, DAR helps to keep alive the i temory of the men and women who secured our nation's independence, whose bravery and sacrifice made possible the liberties we enjoy today." "The framers created a Constitution that translated into law the ideals upon which our nation was built," said Dillon. "Their vision was so forward thinking that their words still guide us today. No American history education can be complete without a thorough understanding of the impact the Constitution has had on the lives of American citizens past and present." One of the largest patriotic women's organizations in the world, DAR has more than ,185,000 members in approxi- mately 3,000 chapters across the countay and even in nunaer- ous foreign conntries. DAR strives to promote historic preservation, education and patriotism via commemorative events, scholarships and educa- tional initiatives,, citizenship programs, service to veterans, meaningt'ul community serv- ice, and more. For additional information about DAR and its programs, visit w .dar.org. CONTRIBUTED Burnet County Judge James Oakley presented a procla- mation declaring the week of Sept. 17-23 as Constitution Week. Joining him were members of the Llano Uplift Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, including Joy Shirley, 2nd Vice Regent; Betsy Englebrecht and JoAnn Myers. ALLERGY Dr. Gary Albertson Mustang Plaza 503 FM 1431, Suite 101 Marble Falls, Texas 78654 (Corner of 1431 and Ave. E) I| #" CrEations 72 |I Ce|ebmtitt 15 je trs the Htgh|(tetd L tkes I