Myrtis Burleigh

Myrtis Marie Burleigh, 83, a longtime resident of the Ragley, died Saturday Sept. 23, 2023.

She was born in Church Point and was a 1958 Graduate of Church Point High School. She settled in Lake Charles and Ragley. She retired from Insulation Sales and Fabrication of Sulphur as manager after 27 years of service. She was of the Catholic faith. After the death of her husband she moved to the Veranda in Lake Charles and three years ago moved to Dripping Springs, Texas to be with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Homer and Josephine Moreaux Thibodeaux; husband, Alvin Donald Burleigh; son, Kevin Joseph Burleigh; and one sister.

Survivors include her son, Dexter Alvin Burleigh and wife Marla of Dripping Springs, Texas; five grandsons; and six great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, Sept 28, at St. Martin De Pores Catholic Church with Monsignor Jace Eskind as celebrant. Burial followed at Prien Memorial Park under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home in Lake Charles.