Ruth June Burleson

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Ruth June Burleson, 94, of Washburn, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Cassville.

She was born June 30, 1923, in Doty, Wash., the daughter of Roy and Gertrude (Chappell) Weston. On Dec. 2, 1947, in San Antonio, Texas, she was united in marriage to Nelson Burleson, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents and one sister, Lois Varner.

Survivors include: one son, Wes Burleson of Washburn; one daughter, Shirley Espinosa and her husband Ramon of Houston, Texas; and one granddaughter.

He graduated from high school at Washburn. After their marriage she and Nelson lived in San Antonio, Texas, where she was a clerk typist for Brook Army Medical Center.

Graveside services were held Saturday at Horner Cemetery in Cassville.

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