Funeral services for Elizabeth Ann Buse, 78, of Early and formerly of Gordon, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 2016 at the Heartland Funeral Home with James and Lavell Haynes officiating. Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Santa Anna Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

She died Saturday, May 29, 2016 at Abilene Regional Medical Center.

She was born on July 5, 1937 in Bells, to Charlie King and Viola Ethel Powers Ivey. She married Joe Buse in Merced, Calif. on June 5, 1955. She was a homemaker and a member of the Methodist Faith.

Survivors include her husband Joe Buse of Early; sons, Stephen Douglas (Stephe) Buse and wife Susie of China Spring, Richard Edward (Rick) Buse and wife Trisha of Pensacola, Fla., Joseph Daniel Buse and wife Mary of Winters, and James (Jimmy) Buse and wife Cheryl of Early; 15 grandchildren; and numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by brothers. J.W., Bobby Jack, Danny, Charles, and Teddy James Ivey; and a sister, Connie Webb.