James Leonard Burroughs
December 20, 2017

James Leonard Burroughs


Services for Leonard Burroughs will be held Friday, December 22, 2017, at 2:00p.m. at Twin Cemetery in Wahalak, MS.

Mr. Burroughs, age 84, of DeKalb, passed away December 20 at Andersons.

Mr. Burroughs is survived by his daughters, Brenda Brown, Rita (Dan) Denton, Veronica (Don) Wyatt, Rosemary Burroughs, and Sandra Burroughs; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a special grandson, Dustin Brown; and his sister, Betty Burroughs.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtis Frances Burroughs and his parents, Jessi and Nina Burroughs.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial be made in his honor to The Gideons International.

Pallbearers will be Dustin Brown, Clint Denton, Dan Denton and Chris Payne.

Family and friends may sign the guestbook at stephensfunerals.com.

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  1. Sandra Burroughs
    Lauderdale, MS

    Daddy I miss you so much! Fly high till I see you again, life is forever changed for me ! You were the very best dad, never ever will there be a man as gentle and kind and a day like you! Love you !

  2. Ann Allen
    De Kalb, MS

    So very sorry to hear of Leonard's passing, praying for everyone.

  3. Ernestine
    , MS

    You have my deepest sympathy. May the love of family, the support of friends and Almighty God (Ps 83:18) comfort and support you during your time of grieving.
    Ps 84:1 God is our refuge and strength, a help that is readily found in times of distress.

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