Gladelle O. Burcham

June 14, 1927July 5, 2013

Gladelle Olive Bucy Burcham, age 86, passed away peacefully, Friday, July 5, 2013. She was born in Henry County, Tennessee Tuesday, June 14, 1927 to the late Luther B. and Blanche Olive Whitworth Bucy. She was a reporter for F. W. Dodge Division of McGraw Hill Publishers.

Gladelle is survived by her daughter, Milagra Brewer, son, Max Burcham, son-in-law, Bill Brewer, daughter-in-law, Nancy Burcham, grandson, Chad Brewer and his wife, Michelle, and their two sons, Henry and Harley; and grandsons Garrett, Gavin, Taylor Burcham, and granddaughter, Savannah Burcham.

Gladelle was raised in Paris, TN, then married James Burcham (recently deceased) and moved to Nashville where they both worked until starting a family.

Gladelle was a gracious lady who loved her family, friends, church, and country, and was a living example of how to be a great parent, friend, and Citizen.

Graveside services will be conducted Monday, July 8, 2013 in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Garden of Devotion with Rev. Jerry Jones officiating.

Family and friends will gather to remember Gladelle at a visitation Monday, July 8, 2013 from 11:00 until 1:00 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 1150 South Dickerson Road Goodlettsville, TN 37072


  • Visitation Monday, July 8, 2013
  • Graveside Service Monday, July 8, 2013

Gladelle O. Burcham

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Michalene(mickey) Williams-Whitaker

July 8, 2013

To Gladelle's family, I am sorry to hear about you mother. My prayers are with you all

John James

July 8, 2013

My sincere prayers and sympathy to the Burcham family. I worked with Jim for many years at IRS.