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James (Jim) Thomas Burleson

June 8, 1929 — April 10, 2012

James "Jim" Thomas Burleson, age 82, of Hillsboro, Missouri, passed away on
April 10, 2012, at his residence. He was born June 8, 1929, in St. Louis, County. Jim and his wife Joan were married on June 29, 1991, in Hillsboro, Missouri. He was a retired machinist, member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, a 4th Degree Knight, Knights, of Columbus #6401, Hillsboro, Missouri and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

He is survived by,

Wife-Joan Ann Burleson (nee Amlong) of Hillsboro, Missouri
Son-Steven James (Brenda) Burleson, House Springs, Missouri
Daughter-Jeanne Marie (James) Bryant, of De Soto, Missouri
Son-Anthony Gravagna, of Hillsboro, Missouri
Daughter-Anna Marie Curran, of St. Louis, Missouri
Daughter-Paula G. (Gary) Schweitzer, Hillsboro, Missouri
Daughter-Patricia Jean (Tim) Steinbach, of Hillsboro, Missouri
Daughter-Mary Ellen (Alan) Caine, of Hillsboro, Missouri
Son-Paul John Gravagna, of Hillsboro, Missouri
Sister-Irma Sprinkle, of St Peter, Missouri
Brother-Gary Burleson, of Maryland Heights, Missouri

Also survived by,

21 Grandchildren, and 19, Great Grandchildren.

Preceded in death by,

1st Wife-Bertha (Burt) K. Burleson (nee Knight)
Children-Mark Vincent Gravagna, and Margret Mary Gravagna
Brothers- Melvin Burleson, Donald Burleson, and Junior Burleson
Grandchildren-Joseph M. Curran, Lisa Marie Curran and Justin A. Caine

Visitation-Thursday April 12, 2012, from 4 pm to 8 pm at the Robert D. Brown Funeral Home, Hillsboro, Missouri

Mass-Friday April 13, 2012, at 10 am at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Hillsboro, Missouri.

Interment-Good Shepherd Cemetery, Hillsboro, Missouri.

Memorials to- St Vincent De Paul or Birthright would be appreciated.
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