Melvin Burleson

Melvin E. Burleson

July 9, 1936 - March 6, 2020
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Melvin E. Burleson, 83 of the Wyandotte and Grove area went home to be with the Lord March 6, 2020.

Melvin Eugene Burleson was born July 9, 1938 in Lamont, California the son of Kenny and Fern (Weldon) Burleson. Melvin was a Dairy Farmer for many years retiring when he was in his 60’s. He formerly worked in the construction business where he built many homes. Melvin loved to work and provide for his family. Melvin was of the Pentecostal faith and was a Preacher for 40 years in several churches in the Tiff City and Anderson area. He was a member of Wayside Assembly of God Church in Wyandotte.

Melvin Eugene Burleson married Phyllis Darlene Wright April 7, 1953 in Neosho, MO and she survives.

Additional survivors include his children; Ray Burleson and wife Tracy, Grove, OK, Mary Ann Cunningham, Grove, OK and Donald Burleson and wife Brenda, Seneca, MO; one grandson, Travis Burleson, Seneca; great-grandchildren, Kelsey Lewis Lawrence Kansas and Ty Lewis West Siloam Springs, OK; brothers; Lee Burleson, Grove, Ralph Burleson and wife Bonnie, Grove, Bob Burleson and wife Sheila, Grove Danny Burleson and wife Lenora, Wyandotte, Larry Burleson and wife Cheryl, Wyandotte; Sisters, Bea Smith, Wyandotte and Shirley Page and husband Ben, Wyandotte and and a host of extended family and friends.

Melvin was preceded in death by his parents Kenny and Fern Burleson; siblings, Burt Burleson, Marvin Burleson, Cecil Burleson, Frank Burleson and Mae Shobe.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7pm, Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca, MO.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am, Friday, March 13, 2020, at the Wayside Assembly of God with Danny Burleson officiating. Burial will be in the Council House Cemetery with Travis Burleson, Brent Gray, Lee Burleson, Larry Burleson, Ralph Burleson and Bob Burleson serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Drake and Gary Drake.

Arrangements under the direction of Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca, MO

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday March 12, 2020 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Thursday March 12, 2020 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home
    1101 Cherokee Ave
    PO Box 380
    SENECA, MO 64865
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  • Service

    Friday March 13, 2020 | 10:00am
    Friday March 13, 2020 10:00am
    Wayside Assembly Of God
    13500 OK-10,
    WYANDOTTE, OK 74370
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  • Interment

    Council House Cemetery
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I grew up hearing brother Melvin preach. He was such a blessing. So sorry for your loss.

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