Linville Burr, 92, of Vidor died on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010 at Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth in Beaumont. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 26, 2010 at First Baptist Church of Vidor, under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, with interment to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park in Vidor. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 25, 2010 at Memorial Funeral Home.
She was born on Nov. 22, 1917 in Vidor to Thomas C. and Rosa Corbett. She was a resident of Vidor most of her life. Linville was a homemaker, a longtime member of First Baptist Church and over a 50 year member of the Order of Eastern Star Vidor Chapter #914. She was the owner of Linville Beauty Salon.
Linville was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Hiram Hale Burr; sisters, Rosalie Wilson, Mary Lee Gibbs, Lillian Post; and brothers, T.C. Corbett, Cecil Corbett and Harry Corbett.
She is survived by sons, Maj. Gen. Hiram Hale Burr Jr. USAF (Ret) and wife, Barbara of Plano;and Jerry Freeman Burr and wife, Veronica of Peyton, Colo.; grandchildren, Lara Hodges and her husband, Robert, Lesa Coker and her husband, Brett, Tammy Astley and her husband, Dennis, and Penney Hardy and her husband, Pat; eleven great-grandchildren, Clay and Cade Coker, Chase and Charlie Hodges, Ryan, Alex, Sean and Emily Astley, Evan, Sierra and Lucas Hardy; nieces, nephews, cousins and many beloved friends.
Honorary pallbearers are her nephews; Charles Halphen, Lanny Adelmann, Ray Post, Larry Post, Charles Post, George Post and Harry Corbett.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial gifts in her name to First Baptist Church, Vidor, Texas and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202 or online at www.lls.org.