|Birth: ||Jan. 13, 1920|
|Death: ||Feb. 4, 2009|
Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009, at South Park Cemetery, for Arthur W. Burson, 89 of Roswell, who passed away Feb. 4, 2009, in Las Cruces. The Rev. Donald Corley of Farmington, will conduct the services.
Arthur was born Jan. 13, 1920, in Des Moines, to Arthur and Mamie Savage Burson. Preceding him in death were, his parents; two brothers, Cleitus Burson and Sam Burson; a sister, Anna Lee Hughes; two sons, Carl and Douglas; and a grandson, David L. Burson.
He married Winnie E. Click on Sept. 14, 1940. She survives him at Las Cruces Nursing Center in Las Cruces.
Arthur was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church. He had retired from El Paso Natural Gas Company in 1983, as the Roswell station superintendent after working there 32 years. He served his country in the Navy during World War II.
Survivors include a son, Lloyd R. Burson, and his wife, Diana, of Anthony; a granddaughter, Laura O'Connor, and her husband, Kevin, of Las Cruces; four brothers, James Burson (Glenda), of Glendale, Ariz., Eugene Burson (Frieda), of Farmington, Chester Burson (Helen), of Albuquerque, and Burnell Burson (Rosie), of Farmington; and two sisters, Alberta Corley (Don), of Farmington, and Ella Hicks (Vernon), of Farmington; and numerous nephews and nieces.
Friends may pay their respects online at www.lagronefuneralchapels.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.
South Park Cemetery
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Feb 08, 2009
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