Larry "Bird" Columbus Burleson

Larry "Bird" Columbus Burleson, 66, of Russellville, formerly of Marion County, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2019. He was born April 4, 1952 to the late Lecil and Annie Mae Burleson. Larry was a member of Thornhill Church of Christ.

Visitation will be Friday, January 18, 2019 from 6 - 9 p.m. at Pinkard Funeral Home in Haleyville, where the service will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. . Burial will be in Thornhill Cemetery. Royce Brimer will officiate the service.

Larry is survived by his sons, Jeremy Burleson, Lecil Burleson and Patrick Burleson; daughter, Cora Elkins; brothers, James Burleson and Jerry Burleson; sisters, Janice Harrison, Judy Hosler, Kathy Elkins and Tabitha Benefield; grandchildren, Alison Atkins, Taylor Atkins, Elizabeth Burleson, David Burleson, Dylan Cienfuagos, Amber McCurry, Crystal Berry, Blake Williams, Destiny Elkins and Maddie Elkins and great-grandchildren, Alisa Berry, Brooklyn Berry and Avery Berry.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers-in-law, Bobby Harrison and Jerry Elkins.

The family would like to extend special appreciation to all Larry's brothers and sisters for all their help and support during this time of loss.

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