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Obituary:

Leon John “L.J.” Burleson of Brilliant, Alabama

Age:  80

Born:  October 29, 1938, in Haleyville, Winston County, Alabama to the late Wallace Burleson and Edna Morgan Burleson.

Died:  Friday, May 17, 2019, at his residence in Brilliant, Marion County, Alabama.

Visitation:  6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Sunday night, May 19, 2019, at the Miles Funeral Home, Winfield, Alabama

Funeral Service:  11:00 a.m., Monday, May 20, 2019, at the McGraw Memorial Chapel of Miles Funeral Home, Winfield, Alabama.

Burial:  Goldmine Cemetery, Brilliant, (Gold Mine Community) Marion County, AL.

Officiating:  Jerry Self.

Survived By:

Wife:  Luvenia Speakman Burleson of Brilliant, AL.

Daughters:

Debra (Terry) Wakefield of Brilliant, AL.

Sheila Burleson of Nauvoo, AL.

Sabrina Burleson of Brilliant, AL.

Debbie (Eddie) Fields of Brilliant, AL.

Tina Harrison of Moundville

Son:  Lance (Andrea) McCullar of Haleyville, AL.

Sisters:

Clara Baldwin of Loves Park, IL.

Jimmie (Jim) Ridings of Rockford, IL.

Sue (Clay) Langston of McKenzie, TN.

Judy Irwin of TN.

Grandchildren:  9

Great-Grandchildren:  8

And a Host of Nieces, Nephews, Other Relatives and Friends.

Preceded In Death By:

Parents:  Wallace Burleson and Edna Morgan Burleson.

Wife:  Wilbalean Shirley Burleson

Sister:  Ester Raper and her husband, John Raper

Brother-In-Law:  Robert Baldwin

Infant Granddaughter:  Christy Wakefield.

Bio:  Leon was born October 29, 1938, in Haleyville, Alabama to the late Wallace Burleson and Edna Morgan Burleson. He attended school at Haleyville and was a resident of that area while growing up. He has been a resident of Brilliant, Alabama since 1972. He owned and operated his own business, Burleson Roofing for many years. He was an avid coon hunter and a member of the Alabama Coon Hunters Association and the Marion County Sportsman Club. He enjoyed fishing and gardening, he had a green thumb and could make anything grow. He loved spending time with his family and having gatherings with them.*

Miles Funeral Home of Winfield, AL., directing.*

Photo Source:  Facebook

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