Born June 14, 1946 in Dallas, Tex., daughter Melvin Mitchell and the late Nellie Gurtrude McKinney Mitchell, she was of the Baptist faith.
On June 14, 1946 in Dallas, Tex., she married Jessie Burleson who preceded her in death on Oct. 31, 1999. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Willie, Leroy and Harold Wayne Mitchell.
Survivors include four daughters, Linda Peek and husband, Amos, of DeKalb, Tex.; Shirley Gale Grammer and husband, Toby, of New Madrid, Mo.; Kathy Marie Walker and husband, Billy, of Campbell, Mo.; and Leslie Ann Burleson and husband James, of Malden; three sons, Jessie James Burleson, Jr. and wife, LaDon, of Clarkton, Mo.; James Jackson Burleson and wife, JoAnn, of Malden; and Tommy Ray Burleson and wife, Cheri, of New Madrid; three sisters, Marie Mitchell, of Dallas; Barbara Tubbs, of Catron, Mo; and Betty Shaffer, of Jackson, Tex.; 19 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation will begin at 6 p.m., today, Sunday, July 29, 2007, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home at Malden.
Funeral services are scheduled to begin at 1 p.m., Monday, July 30, at the Bradshaw Chapel in Malden, with Rev. James Bolin officiating.
Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery at New Madrid.
Pallbearers are James, Tommy and Jessie Burleson, II, Bobby Cantrell, James Burleson, Jr., and Samuel Cantrell.