MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

August 31, 2013

Thelma Virginia Burleson

1922- 2013


Associated Press

— Funeral services for Thelma Virginia Burleson, 91, of Muskogee, OK, will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at Fort Gibson National Cemetery with family officiating. Burial will be under the direction of Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home of Muskogee.

Thelma was born August 8, 1922 at Muskogee, OK, the daughter of Nathan and Pattie (Blankenship) Watson and died Saturday, August 31, 2013 in Locust Grove. She was married to Lawrence Wesley Burleson and lived in Muskogee all her life. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, five sisters, and four brothers.

Survivors include her daughters, Patricia Doughty and husband, Glenn, of Locust Grove, OK, Karen Mason and husband, Jerry, of Webbers Falls, OK, and Florence Morris of Porum; 15 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; 34 great-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-great-grandchild.