Janelle Cosper Burson
December 8, 1934
June 9, 2013
Services for Janelle Cosper Burson, 78, of Salado are set for 10 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at Youngsport Church of Christ with Ed Milton officiating. Interment will follow at Live Oak Cemetery.
Janelle Cosper Burson died Sunday afternoon June 9, 2013, in a Temple hospital.
Janelle was born in Bell County on December 8, 1934 to the late William (Hi) and Margaret Ann Dunlop.
She married Jack H. Burson on October 3, 1953 at Salado.
Her working career began at the Stagecoach Inn at Salado and later at Griggs Equipment.
She served as the Bell County Tax Assessor/Collector for many years being re-elected to that position until she retired from government service.
She then opened her own antique store Janelle’s in Salado.
She was a Master Gardner, member of the Belton Rotary Club and a member of the Youngsport Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Jack Burson of Salado; daughter and son in law, Mary Jo and Benjy Unger of Salado; son and daughter in law, Jackie and Janet Burson of Salado; four grandchildren, Lance Unger, Ashley Unger, Megan Burson and Jamie Burson; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6 -8 pm June 14 at Heartfield Funeral Home in Belton.
Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.