Donnie Merle Burton

September 5, 1926May 29, 2021

Yesterday, we in the Shindler family lost a sweet lady. Donnie Burton passed while sleeping peacefully. A wonderful mother to all of us in the family and a great friend to so many others, she will long be remembered and missed. Rest well Mom ... knowing how loved you are.

Donnie Burton passed away Saturday May 29, 2021 at the age of 94. She was born in Stephenville, Texas, graduated Stephenville High School and attended Texas Tech University.

Donnie was employed for 22 years by U.S. Civil Service first at Reese AFB in Lubbock, Texas and later at Bergstrom AFB in Austin, Texas.

She survived her two siblings and two husbands, Randell Shindler and W.G. Burton, who each preceded her in death.

She is survived by daughter Jeannie Snow of La Habra, California and son John Shindler of Jacksonville, Florida, along with three granddaughters, two grandsons, and nine great-grandchildren.

Donnie was a member of First Baptist Church, Round Rock, Texas.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


Donnie Merle Burton

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Joyce Purtle

June 6, 2021

I met Ms. Burton through First Baptist Church Round Rock Homebound Ministry and visited her several years. She was a sweet Christian lady and will be missed. Keeping her family in my thoughts and prayers.
Joyce Purtle
Round Rock, TX