Services: Have been held.
Herbert L. Burch, 85, of Anahuac, Texas, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2003, at the Bayside Community Hospital in Anahuac.
He was born on April 17, 1918, in Clovis, to Dennie L. and Cora Harmon Burch.
He resided in the Clovis and Anahuac areas throughout his life. He was a retired self-employed contractor. He graduated from House High School in 1936. He was a member, a deacon and a member of the choir at Parkland Baptist Church in Clovis. Family members said he will be remembered as master carpenter, a perfectionist and wonderful story teller. He enjoyed fishing, deer hunting and farming.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Horace Burch; and a sister, Setha Bouse.
Survivors include his wife, Marybelle Lee-Burch of Anahuac; five sisters, Edna Penick of New Mexico, Myrtle Hoffsker of Washington, Virginia Strickland of New Mexico, Juanita McBride of New Mexico and Shirley Snider of Austin, Texas; four brothers, Leroy “Peewee” Burch of New Mexico, Michael “Windy” Burch of New Mexico, Johnny Burch of Colorado and Harvey Burch of Colorado; a friend and caregiver, Nita Lewis of Anahuac; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
The Rev. Wayne Hargraves officiated at the services.
Burial was at Anahuac Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Parkland Baptist Church, 921 Parkland Dr., Clovis, NM 88101 or a charity of your choice.
Arrangements were by Sterling Funeral Homes of Anahuac.