Buster Brown Burleson

Buster Brown Burleson, 92, of Haleyville, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at his home. A worker throughout his life, as a young man he bought a farm, began planting and harvesting crops, buying timber and sawmilling on his own. Later, he and Ara Lou were to own and operate businesses in Haleyville including a motel, ladies' and mens' store and a shoe store. He was a member of Ninth Avenue Church of Christ, where he served as Elder.

His funeral will be Friday, July 10, 2020 at 4 PM at Ninth Avenue Church of Christ in Haleyville, with Matthew Balentine, Adam Faughn and Nickey McCreless officiating. Burial to follow in Winston Memorial Cemetery. A time for friends to visit with the family will be after the service in the fellowship hall.

Buster is survive by his wife of 72 years, Ara Lou Loden Burleson; children, Brenda (Mark) Jones, Steve (Kris) Burleson, Becky Terry and Kay (Danny) Tedford; sister, Bobbie West; grandchildren, Ki Jones, Caleb Jones, Kelton Tedford, Rylan Terry, Justin Terry, Bradley Tedford, Dylan Burleson, Daniel Burleson and Krista Terry; great-grandchildren, Sadie Jones and Gunnar Jones and a host of  other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Veto and Belle Burleson and brothers and sisters, Floy Mann, Leburn Burleson, Coy Burleson, Cecil Burleson, Fleeta McCreless, Drexel Pickard and Artievee Burleson.

Make contributions to Ninth Avenue Church of Christ Youth, 2309 9th Avenue, Haleyville, AL. 35565

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