Clara Boyd BURKHALTEROctober 8th, 2019 | Paid Obituary
Clara Boyd Burkhalter, 89, of New Boston, Texas passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019 in a DeKalb, Texas care facility. Clara was born February 3, 1930 in Bowie County, Texas to Arthur Upton and Martha Mary Belle Vaughn Clevenger. She was a retired Quality Control Inspector for Lone Star Army Ammunition Plant. Clara was a member of Old Salem Baptist Church and attended Chapel of Light Church. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 50 years, William Lewis Burkhalter; one son-in-law, Jim Weeks; seven brothers; and five sisters. She is survived by two daughters and one son-in-law, Sandra and Ron Espinoza of New Boston, Texas and Jackie Weeks; two sisters-in-law and their spouses, Shirley and Dick Corbin of Albion, Pennsylvania and Wanda and Eugene Martin of DeKalb, Texas; three grandchildren; two step grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; four step great grandchildren; and numerous other family members and friends. Services will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Old Salem Baptist Church in New Boston, Texas with Cory Espinoza and Justin Corbin officiating. Interment will follow at Old Union Cemetery in Simms, Texas under the direction of Bates Family Funeral Home in DeKalb, Texas. Visitation will be held 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at Bates Family Funeral Home in DeKalb, Texas. Online registration at www.batesfamilyfuneralhome.com.