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Betty (Johnson) Burleson

May 13, 2017


Betty Johnson Burleson, age 79, of Roaring Creek, went home to be with the Lord on May 13th, 2017 at Mission St. Joseph's Hospital in Asheville.  A native of Avery County, Betty was the daughter of the late Mary Early and Staples Johnson.  She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Rhonda Daniels and sisters: Maxine Reece, Therisa Hayes and Sarah Miller.  Betty was a member of Roaring Creek Missionary Baptist Church, very active in her church and cherished and loved her church family.  She enjoyed working outside in her garden and growing her petunias.  She had a special place in her heart for children and loved teaching them to read. Betty adored her family and always looked forward to the family gatherings.

Left to cherish Betty's memory is her loving husband of 60 years, Ralph Burleson; her children: Teila Terrell and her husband, Jeffrey of Roaring Creek, Randy Burleson and wife Loretta of Roaring Creek, Tony Burleson and wife, Jennifer, of Spear and Patrick "Todd" Burleson and wife, Lisa, of Newland; son-in-law, Kirk Daniels of Hendersonville; sister, Doris Turbyfill of Newland and eleven grandchildren.  Many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16th at Roaring Creek Missionary Baptist Church. Rev. Chris Hughes will officiate.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the church.  Interment will be private.




 Service Information

Visitation
Tuesday
May 16, 2017

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Roaring Creek Missionary Baptist Church
2044 Roaring Creek Road
Newland, NC 28657

Funeral Service
Tuesday
May 16, 2017

2:00 PM
Roaring Creek Missionary Baptist Church
2044 Roaring Creek Road
Newland, NC 28657


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