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Dr. Laura  Petty

July 16, 1934 – October 18, 2018

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To the family, I am truly sorry to hear of the passing of Dr. Laura Petty Burrell. She was a women that I admired and had tremendous respect for. She was one of my Sunday School Teachers, teacher at Rockdale High School, but more importantly, she was one of the Vernon Street mothers. It was an honor and a privllege to grow up in the same neighborhood with her children. Vernon Street was our village and helped to shape us children into the people that we are today. Farewell for now Dr. Burrell but we shall see you again in that great Getting Up Morning when all the Saints will be reunited. Much love to the children and may God bless and keep you during this difficult time.
Terence Parker - Saturday October 27, 2018 via Condolence Message
Mrs. Burrell was the BEST teacher ever. I learned and enjoyed learning under her direction. I am so sorry for your loss. What a wonderful lady. My prayers are with all the family.
Debby Rolan - Friday October 26, 2018 via Condolence Message
Dr. Laura Petty- Burrell was one of my favorite educators who always demanded my best efforts. She was truly a source of inspiration. She always made learning science understandable and engaging. I love and admire the entire family. Be Blessed.
Lawrence and Felecia Wesley - Friday October 26, 2018 via Memorial Candle
To the family of Dr. Laura Burrell. I am so very sorry for your loss. Dr. Burrell was a delight to have known. I have been thinking of her lately as I drive through the neighborhood where she last lived in Bryan, TX on Trophy Drive and wondering where she was these days. I met her and the Rev. Burrell at my job as an insurance agent @ Anco Insurance in Bryan, TX. She was truly an inspiration to me. She was so very kind and intelligent. You all were very fortunate to have her as your Mother. From all of the tributes that I have read about her I know that she instilled life's values to all of her children. God Bless all of you. My thought and prayers are with you as I know this is a very difficult time for all of in the loss of your dear Mother. Dr. Burrell will truly be missed.
Ann Putz, Bryan, TX - Friday October 26, 2018 via Condolence Message
Our hearts are with you as you celebrate your mother’s life. You continue to be in my thoughts and prayers. Love you line sister! :) Deedi and family
The Bourgeois Family - Friday October 26, 2018 via Heartfelt Sympathies
To the family of Dr. Laura Petty Burrell. Sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She was my favorite teacher @ Rockdale High and a great spiritual mentor who was a great advisor when I was called into the ministry. May Our Lord and Savior bless each one of you. May he cover you with his love. May he give you strength in the days to come. Good night Dr. See you in the morning. Love you family!
Rev Annie Laura Ray - Thursday October 25, 2018 via Condolence Message
To Edward, James, William, Madelyn and families; I am so sad to hear the news of your mother's passing. She was one of the best high school teachers I ever had. I had her for Biology I. She was so smart, witty and made learning fun. I remember taking lots of notes in her class and dissecting a frog. James and I graduated together in the RHS Class of 1976. She called me about 8 years ago when she read one of our son's wedding articles in the newspaper. What a great teacher she was and I am so thankful that I had her. R.I.P. Dr. Laura Petty-Burrell.
Connie Schielack - Thursday October 25, 2018 via Condolence Message
To My dear Aunt Laura’s siblings and children, we want to express our heartfelt condolences. We didn’t see each other much over the years but we do have fond memories of our summer trips to Texas as children. As we grew into adulthood, my siblings and I could always depend on our beautiful Aunt to share birthday and Christmas well wishes. Aunt Laura’s love for family and her Faith in the Lord was boundless. Much love Marjorie (Smith) Fennell AKA M2
Marjorie (Smith) Fennell - Wednesday October 24, 2018 via Condolence Message
I am so sorry for your loss.
Dottie Doyle - Wednesday October 24, 2018 via Condolence Message
We would like to plant 2 trees in honor of Dr. Laura Petty Burrell. She planted more seeds of goodness, kindness, love and grace with us than we can count. We honor your legacy and strive to live up to the mighty example you set.
Rockdale High School Class of 1994 - Wednesday October 24, 2018 via Memorial Tree
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