Winfred "Pops" Burlison passed away December 20, 2017
Winfred "Pops" Burlison, 92, long time resident of Rose Bud, AR, passed away Wednesday, December 20,2017. He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Ruby Jackson Burlison, parents A.M. & Hattie (Clark) Burlison, daughter Donna Jean Harrison, infant grandson Justin Burlison, son-in-law Ronnie Harrison, brothers Ronald and Horace Burlison.
Survivors include son Jerry (Janice) Burlison; daughter Debra (Jackie) Head; grandchildren, Kathy
Harrison Murphree (Brian), Jared Burlison, Jill Burlison LaRosa (Tony), Bridget Head Crockett (Shane), and Brittany Head Holeyfield (Nolan); great-grandchildren Madelyn Murphree, Magen LaRosa, Alex Burlison, Christopher Burlison, Julia LaRosa, Elle Williams, Ava Crockett, and Michael LaRosa; and great-great grandson Kaylon Fisher, Jr.
Pops was a WWll Navy veteran, serving in the Philippines and Japan from 1944-46. He enjoyed playing games (especially checkers), visiting, and gospel music. For the last seven years Pops resided at the Moix Medical Foster Home in Conway, where he enjoyed good food, good company, and domino playing.
Visitation will be held on Friday, December 22, 2017 from 5:00-7:00pm with funeral services beginning at 2:00pm on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Olmstead Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Jackson officiating. Interment will follow in Martin Cemetery. Pallbearers are Brian Murphree, Jared Burlison, Tony LaRosa, Shane Crockett, Nolan Holeyfield, Alex Burlison and Christopher Burlison.
Arrangements are by Olmstead Funeral Home. www.olmstead.cc