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Mack Arthur Burden Sr.
September 2, 1942 ~ September 29, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Mack Arthur Burden, Sr. was born to the late Willie
Henry Burden and Alberta Varner on September 2, 1942,
in Clanton, Alabama. He accepted Christ at an early
age, and he was a devoted member of West End Church
of Christ for 30 years. He was also a member of North
Green Street Church of Christ in Tupelo, Mississippi.
Mack attended George Washington High School in New
Orleans, Louisiana and obtained a degree in Electrical
Engineering from Louisiana State University in New
He was preceded in death by his wife, Roberta Law-
Burden; sons, Mack Arthur Burden, Jr., Julian Pierre
Burden, and Mack Anthony Burden; and brothers,
Henry Burden, Sr., and Michael Merriweather.
He leaves to cherish his memory: his daughter, Barbara
Burden, and his son, Fabian Burden (Ametria),
both of Tupelo, Mississippi; one sister, Cora Burden
of Country Club Hills, Illinois; one brother, Frank
Burden of Country Club Hills, Illinois; eight wonderful
grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; two
sisters-in-law, Earlene (Charles) Brown of Marbury,
Alabama and Sallie Burden of Rolling Fork, Mississippi;
one brother-in-law, Jesse Law of Montgomery, Alabama;
and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
Mack was smart; he was an intellectual, intelligent man
who was well-spoken. He could converse for hours about
football and politics. He was a very hard worker that
appreciated his accomplishments in his life. He was a
well-respected person, and his friendship was enjoyed
by many. He was an awesome father and will definitely