Mrs. Shirley Simpson Burleson
- October 26, 1930 - February 25, 2012
- North Little Rock, Arkansas
of Shirley's Passing
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Gary and I will keep you and your family in our prayers during this difficult time. We know that God will bring you peace.
Posted by: Beverly Graham - Little Rock, AR Mar 01, 2012
Thank you so much for your being who you are, Clint, and for being so helpful to my family and me since 1994. I pray for you to have a peace that passes all understanding in the midst of your pain. Audie Long
Posted by: Audie Long - Prairie Grove , AR - fellow clergy Mar 01, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Clint and we are thinking about your family. God bless you all, Kaye & Lynn
Posted by: Kaye & Lynn Stamfield - Marion, AR - friends Feb 29, 2012
Clint, Nancy and I have you in our prayers. God's peace.
Posted by: Rev Mike & Nancy Wilkie - Pine Bluff, AR - Friend Feb 29, 2012
/Clint, Katie and David,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Shirley was a dear friend to me. I have known Shirley all of her life. To know that she is with her family is comforting.
Posted by: Martha and Nick Margrave - Texarkana, TX - friends Feb 29, 2012
We would like to express our deepest sympathy to the entire Burleson family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. May God bless each of you.
Posted by: Derrick, Susan, and Anna Claire Addison - Toccoa, GA Feb 29, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God comfort you all in this time of sorrow.
Posted by: chris robinson - mountain home, AR - co worker / friend Feb 28, 2012
It's hard to believe a lifetime has passed since we were childhood friends. There are so many great memories of our time together and your mother graciously resides in many of them. How blessed you and your family are to have had such a wonderful role model. Find peace that her passing is just a brief separation before joyously reuniting again in eternity.
God bless each of you.
Elaine Renfroe Ryan
Posted by: Elaine Renfroe Ryan - Landrum, SC - childhood friend Feb 28, 2012
Clint, We are so sorry to hear of the death of Shirley. Our prayers are with you and your family. Blessings, our friend. Jan and Dee
Posted by: Jan and Dee Edwards - Forrest City First, AR Feb 28, 2012
Dear Clint, Katie, and David,
I am so very sorry for your loss but know Shirley will be in heaven with all the people she loves and has missed so much. Clint, you have been the "rock' for our family and have helped us all thru the loss of our loved ones over the years. My prayers go out to you, Katie and David. In Christ, Tim
Posted by: Tim May - Germantown, TN - cousin Feb 28, 2012
My condolences to the Burleson family in this time of sorrow. I am very sorry for the loss of Mrs. Burleson. It has been many years since I have had any contact with any of you, but I do remember you well from First United Methodist Church of West Memphis. Rest in peace Mrs. Burleson, and may you all have peace. John Manning
Posted by: John Manning - Windsor, CO - Friend Feb 28, 2012
Dear Katie and family,
May the presence of the Holy Spirit give you peace during your time of loss.
Take comfort in knowing that she is with Him.
Posted by: Trudy Evans - Union City, TN Feb 28, 2012
Clint, what precious memories of Shirley and our wonderful times together at Wesley.
Our deepest sympathy to you and your family as you celebrate her beautiful life while facing such terrible grief. We are blessed to have known Shirley, and to have your family as a special part of our lives.
Harry and Colleen Reaves, Harriet, John, and Ruth
Posted by: Harry and Colleen Reaves - Canton, TX Feb 28, 2012
Dr. Burleson, Katie, and David,
Michelle and I are so sorry to hear about your loss; our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. It was a pleasure to have known her.
Posted by: Mark and Michelle Campbell Mann - Little Rock, AR Feb 28, 2012
I am sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that my prayers are and will continue to be with you. God bless you and your family!
Avis Moore (formerly of Mountain Home and North Little Rock 1st
Posted by: Avis Moore - San Antonio, TX Feb 27, 2012
Dear Clint and family,
I am so sorry to hear of Shirley's passing. For many of us "young" pastor's wives, she was a role model. Her grace, kindness and good humor in the face of adversity were a wonderful example for me. You all are in my prayers.
Posted by: Yvonne Armstrong Feb 27, 2012
As my first District Superintendent, you were such a blessing to me throughout those early years of ministry. I am so sorry to learn of Shirley's death. Please know you are in my prayers, and in those of my family.
Posted by: Dr. N. Robin Moore - Little Rock, AR - Friend Feb 27, 2012
David, I would love to have known your mother. My prayers are with you and your family.
God Bless You,
Posted by: CAROLYN STARK - Little Rock, AR - Friend Feb 27, 2012
Clint, there are many memories of you and Shirley offering your love and ministry to my family over a long period of time. We were always grateful to know of your stong faith, your loving care, and your helping us to grow. My prayers and deepest appreciaiton for Shirley and for you go with you. Yours in Christ, Mike.
Posted by: Mike Campbell - Schwenksville, PA - friend Feb 27, 2012
You are in our thoughts and prayers. Shirley was a wonderful person, and a joy to be around. We had some happy times together.
Posted by: Jack & Mollie Hogan - West Memphis, AR - Friends Feb 27, 2012
Thinking of you and your family during this time, Charlotte Staggs
Posted by: Charlotte Staggs - Marion, AR - colleague Feb 27, 2012
Bro. Clint, I am so sorry to learn of Shirley's death. I have some wonderful memories of the two of you from Lakewood UMC and other conference events. I will keep you in my prayers.
Posted by: Len D. Bobo - Union, , MS - Friend Feb 27, 2012
Dear Clint and family, so sorry to hear of Shirley's death. I have many memories of our time on the North Arkansas Cabinet and the Eastern Coalition. I know Waymon and Shirley and having a good time remembering the good times.
Posted by: LINDA D HOLLIS - CHEROKEE VILLAGE, AR - Friend Feb 27, 2012
My heart felt prayers are with you and your
family. I remember your kindness when my
first wife died. I hold you in high regard.
Posted by: Marion Fleming - Cherokee Village, , AR Feb 27, 2012
Dear Clint and Family,
My thougths and prayers are with you. Shirley was such a special friend. I remember some great times we all shared while you were serving Highland Valley with Kurt and me.
My love to you
Posted by: Rebecca Boggan - Jonesboro, AR - Friend Feb 27, 2012
On behalf of the LRHS Class of 1948 I wish to express our sincerest condolences to Shirley"s family. the passing of a classmate always fills our hearts with sadness, and we leave our thoughts and prayers with the family.
Posted by: Bettye Marie May Butler - North Little Rock, AR - Classmate of LRHS Class of 1948 Feb 27, 2012
am very sorry to hear of your wifes passing and i am praying for your family terrie lynn bunnell pastor portland dermott wilmot umc
Posted by: Pastor terrie lynn bunnell - portand , AR - southeast district pastorn Feb 27, 2012
Loyd & I send our love to you and cherish so many memories of Shirley and you in our lives. She taught me what a "Preacher's wife" life was all about and how to raise our children. Her strength through her illness will always be remembered.
Thank you for sharing her with our family.
Posted by: Loyd & Debbie Perry - Hot Springs, AR - Friends Feb 27, 2012
Dear Clint and family,
So sad to hear about Shirley's passing. A wonderful lady she was. She touched many, many lives with her gracious disposition, including mine.
God bless you so much. My prayers are with you.
Posted by: Mark Lasater Feb 27, 2012
Grace and I will be thinking of you this week. God's best for you all.
Posted by: Larry Kelso - Magnolia, AR - friend Feb 27, 2012
Sorry to hear of Shirley's passing, The Lowe family have you in their prayers.
Posted by: Bill Lowe - North Little Rock, AR Feb 27, 2012
Clint, David, and Katie: I am so sorry for your loss. Shirley has always been so thoughtful, kind, and considerate. She has always had a gentle manner and generous heart. I will miss her smile. My thoughts and prayers are with your whole family.
Posted by: Ted Parkhurst - Little Rock, AR - friend Feb 27, 2012