She was the devoted mother of Tammy Manning & husband Wayne of Kingsland, Katie Johnson & husband James of Kingsland, and Rhonda Burnes and significant other Jose Colombo of Llano, the loving “Nannybell” of Chanelle Ross & husband Jason, Charles Manning, Chelsea Simon & husband Bradley, Cassandra Hohmann & husband Dusty, Meghan Broyles & husband Thomas, Cole Schlueter, Faith Manning, and Owen Schlueter.
Anabel joined her late great grandchild Tristyn and is preceded by her great grandchildren; Lexus, Preston, Grayson, Jade, Kylee, and Haddie.
She spent many hours attending events for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was always ready with coffee, baked goodies and great conversation when family, friends and customers dropped by to visit. Surviving family includes: daughter – Nancy Chism of Bluffton, TX, son – Wayne Chism of Llano, TX, daughter – Patsy Altenhoff and her husband David Altenhoff of New Braunfels, TX, and daughter – Donna O’Leary of Hutto, TX.
Anabel was raised in Austin by her mother Katherine Kelley and late father Leslie “Bart” Kelley.
Anabel married the love of her life Ronal Burnes in 1969.
Great Grandchildren include Raegan O’Leary and Carter O’Leary.
Together they visited many historical places, state capitols and museums.
During those trips Bill made his granddaughters work out math problems to keep them on their toes during the summer months.
Bill was the most loving, faithful, patience, honest, modest and kind man.
He loved his family and deeply treasured his numerous friends.