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Pause Lonely Road by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
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Gayle and I thank you for your support and prayers during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to our Mother by adding your memories and photos.

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“I've just learned of the passing of my dear Mother Burley as I called her. She and I met in Nashville TN many years ago and she was such a gem of a...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Shevella Wilson - Mcdonough, GA

In Loving Memory! Uncle Dennis & Cousin Alma “Life is changed not taken away. Love Always! ”
2 of 23 | Posted by: Ora Conner - Prairieville, LA

In Loving Memory! Uncle Dennis & Cousin Alma “Life is changed not taken away. Love Always! ”
3 of 23 | Posted by: Ora Conner - Prairieville, LA

In Loving Memory! Uncle Dennis & Cousin Alma “Life is changed not taken away. Love Always! ”
4 of 23 | Posted by: Ora Conner - Prairieville, LA

“If I had been able to summon myself to say a few words at the ceremony for Alma, I would have said that I have known Alma since I was about nine...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Julia Bruce - Alameda, CA

“We just learned of the death of Mrs. Johnson. May her family find comfort in knowing that she is now "resting in the bosom of Jesus," as the poet...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Africa University

“My deepest condolences to the Burley family. May your memories of your mother/grandmother bring peace to your hearts and a smile to your face. You...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Sheila Sparks - Woodland Hills, CA

“Mrs. Burley...You will always be remembered for your jovial way, your loving smile, and the generous hugs that you always had waiting for your girls...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: Trina Patton - Atlanta, GA

“I will always remember the first time she had us over for dinner. (I am her son-in-law's brother-in-law.) She made an amazing meal, kept great...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: Matt Bruce - Alameda, CA - Family

“I met your mom once after Mass and could see the love between her and her beautiful daughter Debra. She will be missed. Rest in peace. ”
10 of 23 | Posted by: Willow Hale - Burbank, CA

“There are people who pass through your life and leave an especially bright and joyful spot in it. Alma Burley was that kind of person.We became a...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Janna Khait - Alameda, CA

“Hi, Alma. I'm Gayle's friend, and through that friendship, have also come to know your lovely daughter Deb. I remember your graciousness on a long...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Peggy Mulloy - Playa Del Rey, CA

“Dear Gayle and Debra.We are very sorry for your loss.We know that the last few years were very difficult for you.We share your pain and are praying...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Nelly and Genrikh Sivorinovsky - NY

“Love and prayers to a beautiful cousin... and her mom and the entire family. ”
14 of 23 | Posted by: Rachel Stallworth - Baton Rouge, LA

“May you all find strength through all the precious memories you hold dear to you of Alma.Blessings to all as you . ”
15 of 23 | Posted by: Novella Coleman - Pineville, LA

“Alma,Your spirit has risen and the angels have greeted you at Heaven's door. You left behind a legacy of love, wisdom and cherished memories with...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Eric Simpkins - Silver Spring, MD

“I had the pleasure of meeting Mrs. Alma Johnson Burley about 10 years ago at Christmas Midnight Mass at St. Charles Borromeo Church. Her daughter...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: MaryEllen Carson - Monett, MO

“My one memory is seeing this elegant, beautiful lady standing across the way with her lovely daughter Debra after our grandmothers service. I pray...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Melva Russell (Burley) Drayden - TX

“To my beautiful sister/cousins my prayers are with you. Alma was a beautiful, loving, kind, caring person. She didn't mind sharing with others all...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Sheila Marie Hale - Perris, CA

“Dearest Gayle,I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother must have been a remarkable woman, to have a daughter like you. I wish I could be there at...Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: Vicky Hart - Lafayette Hill, PA

“Aunt Alma was a beautiful woman. I have such fond memories of her at our wedding and her visit to Atlanta. She had such a regal presence. May you be...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Kimberly Washington - Humble, TX

“Our condolences to you, Debra, Gayle and grans, on the passing of Alma. It is never easy to loose a parent, no matter your age. We pray for your...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: Lloyd/Gwendolyn Bristo - Atlanta, GA

“So sorry for your loss Gayle. As I said, I hope you take comfort in knowing that she is in a much better place and with her family and friends who...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Brian Washington - Los Angeles, CA

Beloved Mother