Barbara A. Burlison, 70, went to her heavenly home, at 11:21 pm, Thursday, January 3, 2019 in Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
Born in Alton on December 25, 1948, she was the daughter of John L. and Viola M. (Edwards) Flack.
Barbara had been a sales associate for Hudson Jewelers in Granite City for over 30 years.
On December 27, 1998 in Granite City, she married Ed Burlison. He survives.
Surviving also are a son, Bryan (Dellonie) Tuggle of Alton; daughter, DaShelle Compton of Hartford; step-daughter, Michelle (Terry) Mims of Maryville; seven grandchildren; brother, Dennis (Mona) Flack of Hartford; nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Her parents and a step-daughter, Melissa Burlison preceded in death.
Visitation will be from 4-7 pm Wednesday, January 9 at Marks Mortuary in Wood River, where services will be conducted at 1 pm Thursday. Rev. Darrell Bucher and Rev. T.L. Smith will officiate.
Burial will follow in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.
Memorials may be made to the "All God's Children Shall Have Shoes" ministry.