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Edgar Lee Burleson
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Birth: Jul. 18, 1912
Pauls Valley
Garvin County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Feb. 17, 2002
Washington, USA

Edgar Lee Burleson, 89, of Port Orchard died of Alzheimer's disease Feb. 17, 2002, at Port Orchard Care Center.

He had been a logger, Christmas tree farmer and private contractor in Kitsap County since 1950.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Rufus and Bertha Jane (Elder) Burleson; his first wife of 50 years, Gladys Irene (Dixon), on 10 Feb 1984, and a daughter, Yvonne Jo Hike Shea, in 1984.

Survivors: his wife, Regina (Hines) Phelps; a son, Richard "Dick"; 2 daughters, Dona Jane Adams and Dixie Rae Scahel; 2 stepsons, Michael and Steven Phelps; 4 stepdaughters, Mary Ann Barrett, Regina Metcalf, Delores Baldwin and Kelly Rogers; 26 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial services: Evergreen Baptist Church in Port Orchard. Conducted by his grandson, Pastor Richard Lee "Rick" Burleson, Jr. "Amazing Grace" was sung by Rae Compton Burleson, his granddaughter-in-law. The eulogy was written by grandsons Richard Lee and Brian Edgar Burleson.

Family links: 
  Rufus Lee Burleson (1890 - 1954)
  Bertha Jane Elder Burleson (1894 - 1936)
  Gladys Irene Dixon Burleson (1906 - 1984)
  Regina B. Hines Burleson (1919 - 2006)
  Yvonne Jo Burleson Shea (1935 - 1984)*
  Richard Lee Burleson (1937 - 2010)*
  Dona Jane Burleson Adams (1941 - 2004)*
  Edgar Lee Burleson (1912 - 2002)
  Eva Lucille Burleson Thorp (1914 - 2011)*
  Laura Mae Burleson Brown (1916 - 2004)*
  Cloe Almeda Burleson Crist (1921 - 2003)*
  Frances Yvonne Burleson (1924 - 1926)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Jane
Record added: Jun 18, 2012
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Edgar Lee Burleson
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