Annabell Burson



Annabell Burson, 83, of Huxley, passed away Wednesday on November 20, 2019 at Woodland Heights Medical Center in Lufkin.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 24, 2019 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will immediate follow at 2:00 p.m. in the Watson & Sons Chapel with Tim Perkins officiating.  Interment will follow at Strong Cemetery near Huxley.
Annabell was born August 16, 1936 in Seiling Oklahoma to Dodge M. Russell and Jennie E. Russell.  After she graduated from high school, she attended nursing school and became a Registered Nurse (R.N.).  While attending nursing school, she met Jack D. Burson and they were married on March 29, 1957.  After becoming a R.N., Annabell served as a nurse in the Obstetric Departments in hospitals in Stillwater, Oklahoma and Lake Charles, Louisiana.  She was a member of the Center Church of Christ.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Jack D. Burson; son, Russell David Burson; parents, Dodge M. Russell and Jennie E. Russell; and brother Leonard Russell.

She is survived by two sisters, Betty Miller of Amarillo, Texas and Rosalee Cartwright of Morris, Illinois; brother, Oliver Earl Russell of Washington state; brother-in-law Byron Burson of College Station, TX; and several nieces and nephews.  

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