John Rollen Burdin

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
John Rollen Burdin

John Rollen Burdin, 76, of Piggott, Ark., passed away January 20, 2017, at the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott.

He was born on April 1, 1940, in Rector, Ark., and was the son of the late Benjamin Rollen "B.R." and Lena Lee (Berry) Burdin.

He was united in marriage to Betty Lois Ward on May 27, 1961, and to this union one son was born.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, James Edward Burdin, and his sister, Beatrice Stevenson.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Burdin of Piggott; son, Neil Burdin of Piggott; grandchildren, Shelly Machon of Greenway, Ark. and Christy Burdin of Senath, Mo.; great-grandchildren, Jaiden, Conner, Trista, Sierra, J.J., Colton and Shannon; brothers, Hughey Burdin and wife Shelby of Bonne Terre, Mo., Alvie Burdin and wife Zell of Piggott and Victory Burdin and wife Velda of Herculaneum, Mo.; sister, Ruby Maddox of Piggott and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 23, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Tommy Boles officiating. Burial was in Piggott Cemetery. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, was in charge of the arrangements. Visitation was held Sunday evening at the funeral home.