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Burnet, Texas Burner Bulletin Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Page 5A Community of the freest homebuilders of the Texas Hill Country are showc&sing beautiful, fully fur- nished, landscaped and decorated custom homes in the 2016 Hill Country Builders Association (HCBA) Parade Home Tour, being held Oct. 14-16 and con- tinuing Oct. 21-23. The two-weekend tom" opens doors to lakefront, ranch living, historic Fredericksburg remodel- ing, Classic American Farmhouse and reclaimed timber frame homes. Four homes in the Highland Lakes, along with six homes in tile Fredericksburg and Johnson City area, make up this year's Tour. All Parade Home Tour homes range in cost from $450,000 to $2 mil- lion. "The Parade showcases the premier home builders of the Texas Hill Country.," said Jayne Mortensen, executive director of the Hill Country Builders Association. "They offer the new- est in home design, technology and building trends." "The homes in the Fredericksburg area include a stunning 1929 whole-house remodel with green-built con- struction, is located in the down- town area," said Mortensen. "Also, a beautiftd classic American farmhouse-style home complete with vintage, reclaimed-timber construction; an enchanting log-and-timber home used as an office and design1 cen- ter with 18th Century reclaimed lumber be0ans and logs; a two- story traditional historic-style ' Fredericksburg home which has a channing English pub in it; a striking modem fannhouse on a ranch with views of Enchanted Rock; and a large cliffside ranch home with a spectacular 180- degree view of the Pedemales River near the site of an early set- tiers' wagon crossing." In the Highland Lakes, the Parade features tour homes: an impressive Lake LBJ family rec- reation compound with water views from every room in the main house ,and detacbed bunk- house; a deli~tful modem beach- sb'le townhome on the water; a showcases in Highland Lakes contemporary, home with wrap- around porches for panoranfic views On The Peninsula at Lake Buchanan; and a lakeside 5,000- square-foot modem architecture masterpiece with multiple outdoor living spaces. Two of the homes included this year are tbr sale. Featured builders in this year's event include: * Bellwether Construction ..... Horseshoe Bay * Cactus Companies - Marble Falls * Brother Sun Builders - Kingsland * Fusion Master Builders ..... Fredericksburg * Hills of Texas Homes-- Fredericksburg * Hominick Custom Homes - Fredericksburg * Michael Hurst Custom Homes--4:redericksbu~ * Showcase Builders--Burner * The Carver Group ..... Kingsland * Timber & Stone Builders - Fredericksburg The Hill Country Builders Association is a non-profit profes- sional trade association serving 10 counties throughout the Texas Hill Counny with more than 300 members. Tickets are $10 per weekend per person. Each ticket will be accompanied by a thll-color, 65- plus-page magazine and a People's Choice Award door prize entry. The 2016 Hill Country Builders Association (HCBA) Parade Home Tour is supported by title sponsor Security State Bank & Trust, plus Coldspring Residential, C & D Home Products Studio, Bath & Kitchen Showcase/Moore Supply. BMC Building Materials and Probuild and Builders FirstSource. Tour hours are fi'om 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday-Sunday, Oct. 14-16 and Oct. ~ l-,.3. Tickets for the Parade Home Tour are available through the HCBA website at www.hillcoun- For more infor- mation, visit the website or call the Hill Country Builders Association at 830-798-2266. Geoffrey Compson April 8, 1932-0ct. 1, 2016 Geoffi'ey Compson age 84 of Kingsland, passed away in Bertram on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. He was born on April 8, 1932 in Manchester, England to Alfred and Alice Compson. Geoff graduated Greenhill Grammar in the town of Oldham, England in 1948 and married his true love, Hilary Cullen in September 1950. Geoff started his life as a machinist making suitcases, spent most of his life as a Factory Cornpson Foreman, and retired after working for the British prison system, rehabilitating inmates and teaching them to be machinists. Geoff loved to spend time at the beach with his family and time at home with his pet labs. Geoff moved from Spain to Kingsland shortly after the death of his wife Hilary in Ma); 2001. Geoff is survived by his daughter Elaine Ebert of Buchanan Dam; son Nell Compson of Stockport, England and son Andrew Compson of Perth, Australia. He is also survived by ~andsons and ~anddaughters-in- law Christopher and Kristy Danson of Jarrell, and Jeremy and Braye Danson of Buchanan Dan1; granddaughter and grandson-in-law Jennifer and Dave Angoze of Stockport, England; grandchildren Jowan, Teagen, Ryan, Lauren, and Jake; great-grandchildren Aspen, Emerie, Jasmine, Andrew; Brody, Rosie, and great-great grandchildren Hailee and Jaxson. The family would like to extend a Special thank you to all the staff at Bertram Nursing Home who have cared for Geoff over the last three years and to all the friends of Geoff's family Who have reached out to comfort them in their time of need. A private family visitation and remembrance will be at the Clements-Wilcox funeral home. Condolences may be made to Memorials should be made to the Alzheimer's Association Contributed~Adam Glick Photography This~Burnet home constructed by Showcase Builders is featured in the 2016 Hill Country Builders Association Parade Home Tour and can be seen this weekend and next. Tickets are $10 per weekend per person. Bluebonnet Harmonies to perform at LakeshoreLibrary Lakeshore Library welcomes the Bluebonnet thrmonies on Tuesda); Oct. 18, at 2:30 p.m. at the libraly, 7346 Texas 261, Buchanan Dam. The Harmonies are part of the Bluebonnet Chorale (BBC), a popular community women's singing organization that has been entertaining Hill Coun~ civic organizations, churches, seniors and others for the past 18 has grown from a small gathering of 15 ladies to 50 active members who practice on Monday after- noons from September to May each year. Current members live throughout Llano, Burner and Blanco counties. During its history, the chorale had been requested to sing for smaller groups and small meeting locations, but could not due to the size of its membership. To years! ~ :.,i ':