Lilly V. Burleson
Lilly Virginia Elliott Burleson, 85, of Cross Junction, Virginia, died Tuesday, September 28, 2010, in a local nursing facility.
Mrs. Burleson was born in 1925, in Clarke County, Virginia, the daughter of the late Harry William and Nellie Belle Elliott. She was an LPN for the VA Hospital Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Mrs. Burleson was a member of Valley Bible Church in Stephens City, Virginia.
Her husband, Troyce William Burleson, preceded her in death in 1964.
Surviving are four sons, David Jackson “Jack” Burleson and wife, Sarah of Cross Junction, Virginia, Gene Riley Burleson and wife Dabney of Bethesda, Maryland, Gary Lee Burleson and wife, Nancy of Crossville, Tennessee and Gale Roger Burleson of Four Oaks, North Carolina; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; two sisters, Kathleen Burleson and Irene Schultz and husband Roy, all of Berryville, Virginia; two brothers, Harry William Elliott and Robert Locke Elliott, both of Winchester, Virginia.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Saturday at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel with the Reverend Calvin Lowder officiating. Interment will be in Grace Bible Fellowship Church Cemetery in Clearbrook, Virginia.
Pallbearers will be Roy Lee Swartz, Larry Ambrose, Omer Middleton, Fred Burleson, Skeeter Waters and Carl Burleson.
The family will receive friends on Friday evening from 6:00-8:00 PM at Omps Funeral Home. Amherst Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Braddock Street United Methodist Church Adult Day Care Center 115 Wolfe Street, Winchester, Virginia 22601 or Alzheimer’s Association, National Capitol Chapter, 11240 Waples Mill Road, Suite 402, Fairfax, Virginia 22030.
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