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Ernest Clyde "Pete" Burson
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Birth: Oct. 1, 1906
Union County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Sep. 3, 1978
El Dorado
Union County
Arkansas, USA

Pete was married to Mary Etta Baker on November 7, 1931



Ernest Clyde "Pete" Burson, 71, died in an El Dorado hospital Sunday, September 3, 1978 after a brief illness.

Funeral services were held at 10 a. m. on September 5 at the Union Methodist Church near Strong with Rev. James Ford, Rev. Paul Edwards, Rev. David Bush, and Rev. Will Hughes officiating. Burial followed at Strong Cemetery under direction of Rumph Mortuary.

Mr. Burson was born October 1, 1906 in Strong, and was the son of John Lawson and Ida Lee Loflin Burson. He was a member of the Union Methodist Church, and a retired employee of the Monsanto Chemical Plant.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Baker Burson of Strong; three sons, Elliott Burson of Strong, Jerry Burson of Strong, and Mike Burson of Little Rock; a daughter, Dianne Ballard of Crossett; one brother, Joseph T. Burson of Strong, and one Sister, Dinah Lewis of Strong.

Mr. Burson is also survived by nine grandchildren: David, Mitch, and Lori Burson of Strong; Stacey Burson of Strong; Kim, Kristi, and Karla Burson of Jacksonville, and Rob and Jon Ballard of Crossett.

Active pallbearers were: J. M. Holt, Sam Taunton, Maxey Russell, T. P. Taylor, Roy Parker, and Frank Sturdivant.

El Dorado Daily News 
Family links: 
  John Lawson Burson (1864 - 1920)
  Ida Lee Loflin Burson (1867 - 1946)
  Mary Etta Baker Burson (1912 - 2011)*
  George Asbury Burson (1886 - 1962)*
  Mittie Viola Burson White (1888 - 1945)*
  Mary Jane Burson Gray (1890 - 1977)*
  John William Burson (1892 - 1959)*
  Donie Burson (1895 - 1895)*
  Joseph Thurmon Burson (1896 - 1985)*
  James Marion Burson (1898 - 1973)*
  Kernel Herbert Burson (1900 - 1927)*
  Ollie Burson Newsom (1903 - 1970)*
  Ernest Clyde Burson (1906 - 1978)
  Edie Paralee Burson Lewis (1910 - 1994)*
*Calculated relationship
Strong Cemetery
Union County
Arkansas, USA
Created by: Mike Burson
Record added: Feb 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47399262
Ernest Clyde Pete Burson
Added by: Ray Taylor
Ernest Clyde Pete Burson
Added by: Ray Taylor
Ernest Clyde Pete Burson
Added by: Ray Taylor
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- Judy Meshell Kemp
 Added: Dec. 18, 2014
- historylover4ever
 Added: Nov. 24, 2012
Pete, good remembrance. Rest in peace
- Ray Taylor
 Added: Feb. 10, 2012
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