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Doris Mae Burnett McWilliams

   Doris Mae Burnett McWilliams, 95 of Vernon, died on Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Vernon. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be the Rev. Mike Seay. Interment will be held at Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
   McWilliams was born Thursday, Sept. 18, 1919 in Van Zandt County. She was the daughter of the late William Henry (Dock) Burnett and the late Nelie Strickland Burnett. She married John David (J.D.) McWilliams in Murchison. He preceded her in death on May 9, 2000. She was in sales and a cashier at Osborne’s before retiring from there. She also worked at the Vernon Manufacturing Company. She was a member of the Senior Citizen’s Center, and she loved to quilt. She was a member of Second Baptist Church.
   She is survived by two sons, John McWilliams of Garland and Gary McWilliams of Vernon; one daughter, Nettie Jo Phillips of Garland; two sisters, Rubye Halbrook and Fern Vaughan, both of Garland; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by four brothers.
   Visitation will be from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Monday, March 30, 2015 at Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Memorials can be made to Second Baptist Church.
   Online condolences may be made to the family at


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