Mr. Anthony Glenn Burleson, Sr. was born July 23, 1969 in Lawrenceburg, TN, the son of the late Charles Everette Burleson, Sr. and Emma Ellen Cummings Burleson. He was united in marriage to the former Peggy Stricklin on August 10, 2001. Mr. Burleson worked at a sawmill and was a member of the Pentecostal/Holiness faith. He will be fondly remembered for his love for country music and playing his guitar. In his spare time he loved to watch the Steelers play and always made a point to watch his boys play sports. He departed this life on Monday, December 27, 2021 in Clifton, Tennessee at the age of 52 Years, 5 Months, 4 Days.
He is survived by his wife Peggy Burleson of Clifton, TN; two sons, Anthony Burleson, Jr. of Clifton, TN, Alexander Emery Burleson of Clifton, TN; a daughter, Mercedes Burleson of Pell City, AL; three brothers, Charles Everette Burleson, Jr. of Waynesboro, TN, Kerry Lee Burleson of Waynesboro, TN, Curtis Burleson of East Prairie, MO; four sisters, Sherry Burleson of Caruthersville, MO, Glenda Juarez of Waynesboro, TN, Karen Haddock of East Prairie, MO, Angie Skelton of Waynesboro, TN; and two grandchildren, Addison and George Kelley.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by two brothers, Richard Burleson, Alvie Burleson; and a sister, Amy Moore.
Services will be held on December 30, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Shackelford Funeral Directors at Waynesboro in Waynesboro, Tennessee, with Tracy Love officiating. Burial will follow in New Salem at Summertown, Tennessee. Visitation will be held Wednesday, December 29, 2021 from 6:00 PM till 8:00 PM and again Thursday December 30, 2021 from 9:00 AM till service time.