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Helen Burleson



STARKVILLE — Helen Brewer Bostick Burleson, 78, died Aug. 10, 2019, at the Oktibbeha County Memorial Hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Welch Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Dan Robertson officiating. Burial will follow at Owens Cemetery in Hamilton. Visitation will be two hours prior to services at the funeral home. Welch Funeral Home of Starkville is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Burleson was formerly employed with the Property Control Division at Mississippi State University. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Burleson; parents, Bennie A. Brewer and Mary Jane Avritt Brewer; brother, Bennie E. Brewer; and sister, Margaret Manning. She is survived by her daughters, Joyce K. Bostick of Starkville, Teresa L. Owens of Hamilton, and Sharon S. Bostick of Collins; son, Dewey L. Bostick Jr. of Starkville; sisters, Evelyn Beach and Shirley Sullivan; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101.








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