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Originally published: 2013-11-25 09:14:38
Last modified: 2013-11-25 09:15:23

Frances Evelyn Burleson

Frances Evelyn Burleson, 85, of Crossnore, died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013.

She was born in Crossnore, on Oct. 23, 1928, and was the daughter of the late Stokes A. Burleson and Lucille H. Burleson.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, the Rev. Jerry C. Burleson.

Burleson is survived by her sister-in-law, Gail S. Burleson of Crossnore; nephew, Jerry G. Burleson of Crossnore; nieces, Carla G. Burleson of Swannanoa, Angela B. Miller and husband, Tim Miller, of Crossnore; great-niece, Emily E. Miller, of Swannanoa.

Graveside services will be held at a later date.

Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center are assisting the family with the arrangements.

Condolences may be made online at

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