OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY:
105 W. Third, Crossett, AR
Olen Bynum Burchfield
Published: January 13, 2013
Olen Bynum Burchfield, age 84, of Crossett, Ark., passed away on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. He was born on Dec. 29, 1928, in Crossett Camp, Ark. to his parents, Frank Bynum and Bertha Jordan Burchfield. Olen was an Army Veteran, retired from Georgia Pacific, where he worked as a Wood Yard Superintendent for 42 years. He was a 32nd degree Mason of the Hamburg Lodge no.465. He coached baseball, was a LSU and Detroit Tigers fan and an avid fisherman. His love of life was only surpassed by his love of family. Mr. Burchfield was a member of First Baptist Church of Zachary, La. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Tommie Myers Erwin Burchfield; a brother, Bobby Frank Burchfield and a sister Patsy Ann Ray. Survivors include sons, Larry Burchfield of White Hall, Ark., Greg Burchfield of Dallas, Texas, William "Billy" Erwin (Patti) of Zachary, La., Jon Erwin (Margie) of Baton Rouge, La.; daughters, Janet Mills (David) of Crossett, Ark., Cyndy Erwin Degler (Albert) of St. Francisville, La., Julie Erwin Hussey, Jennifer Erwin Hussey (Ralph), both of Zachary, La.; one brother, Jackie Burchfield of Crossett, Ark.; one sister Becky Pritchett of Simsboro, La.; 21 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at Jones Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Wilton Wall and Bro. Ken Burchfield officiating. Interment will follow at Pinewood Memorial Park under the direction of Jones Funeral Home of Crossett, Ark. (www.jonesservice.com)
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., Monday prior to the service.