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Samuel Evans "Sam" Burleson, Sr
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Birth: Jun. 25, 1914
Sulphur
Calcasieu Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 2013
Shreveport
Caddo Parish
Louisiana, USA

Graveside services for Sam Burleson, 99, were held Friday, July 12, 2013 at Burleson Duhon Cemetery in Lake Charles, LA. Officiating was the Rev. Doug Cain.

Sam was born on June 25, 1914 in Sulphur, LA and passed away on July 7, 2013 in Shreveport. He was a retired supervisor for the U.S Postal Service. He attended Centenary College and played on the football team. He loved planning family reunions and events. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Edolie Burleson and wife, Ruth Marie Burleson; daughters; Melanie Burleson Gibson Hornsby, Brenda Burleson Johansson, Angelique Marie Burleson; son-in-law; Henry Allen King, grandchildren; Bobby Joe Johansson, Stephanie Angelique Gibson.

Left to cherish his memory is his son; two daughters abd one son-in-law; eight grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and one sister of Leesville.

Services were under:

Rose-Neath Funeral Home Southside

Hixson and Sons Funeral Home in Lake Charles. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charles Edward Burleson (1879 - 1947)
  Eudolie Duhon Burleson (1880 - 1957)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Marie Carpenter Burleson (1917 - 2001)
 
 Children:
  Melanie Burleson Hornsby (1947 - 1988)*
  Angelique Marie Burleson (1956 - 1956)*
 
 Siblings:
  Wallace Clay Burleson (1906 - 1952)*
  Carol Carlyn Burleson (1908 - 1984)*
  Connie Mack Burleson (1912 - 1979)*
  Samuel Evans Burleson (1914 - 2013)
  Bernita Burleson Lambert (1916 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Burleson-Duhon Cemetery
Lake Charles
Calcasieu Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Duke and Kathy
Record added: Jul 09, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113587926
Samuel Evans Sam Burleson, Sr
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- Duke and Kathy
 Added: Jul. 14, 2013
U.S. Navy Motto Non Sibi Sed Patriae "Not self but country". We the people, thank you for your service in defense of freedom. R.I.P. Sir.
- JB BERRY
 Added: Jul. 12, 2013

- JB BERRY
 Added: Jul. 10, 2013
 
 
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