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Burlin Hefley Jr.
November 17, 1932 - August 4, 2022
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Greenlawn Funeral Home East
3540 East Seminole
Springfield, MO 65809
(417) 887-6565 | Map
Monday 8/8, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Greenlawn Funeral Home East
3540 East Seminole
Springfield, MO 65809
(417) 887-6565 | Map
Tuesday 8/9, 11:00 am
Cemetery
Maplewood Cemetery - Harrison Arkansas
Tuesday 8/9, 2:00 pm

Guy “Burlin” Hefley, Jr. 89 of Rogersville passed away on August 4, 2022. He was born to Guy Burlin and Eileen Hefley in Pindall, Arkansas. Burlin grew up with his brother and many cousins farming, fishing, and hunting along the Ozark Mountains in Newton County. He attended the one-room schoolhouse in Mt. Judea, Arkansas and…

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greg wood left a message on August 12, 2022:
Sorry to hear of the families loss. Done business with this man and his team for many years. Best of the best. RIP
Glenda Golding left a message on August 10, 2022:
Sending prayers and condolences to the family. I’m going to miss seeing Burlin’s warm welcoming smile when I go into the office. I’m so honored that I became one of his insurance customers and I got to know him. He will be deeply missed.
Debbie Bernard left a message on August 10, 2022:
I am so very sorry to hear this. Burlin was my insurance provider for the past 48 years, since I was 16 years old. He was such a kind, caring, and gentle man. I have always appreciated his sincere interest in my wellbeing. His passing is so very sad to me. There are few people in this world as truly special as he was. I will definitely miss him very, very much. May the Lord bring strength and peace to his family, and friends. Rest in Peace, Burlin.
Rick& Janet Leidy left a message on August 9, 2022:
Berlin was an amazing man. And definitely a friend to all. He definitely will be missed.
Robert Noble left a message on August 9, 2022:
Carol and I met Burlin Hefley when he was prospecting for business in downtown Springfield. I started by business in 1969 in a little office space on Olive Street. It was 1969. About 2:00 in the afternoon, a tall guy in cowboy boots came strutting in and handed my wife Carol a business card. We were renting at the time, starting a business, and Carol was 3 months pregnant. We were starting a business, a family, and had no money. Long story short, Burlin took us under his wing(s) and it's been an amazing 50 plus year story of friendship and business with a wonderful and very colorful man. Rest in peace, friend. Bob & Carol Noble
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Connie Hollis left a message on August 9, 2022:
Arlene and family, words can never express what my heart feels for you during this time of loss. May your faith in God give you strength and courage to face this coming year of firsts without him as well as the prayers of many family and friends.
Valery Nguyen left a message on August 9, 2022:
Dear family, Aunt Arlene, Hope, Hannah, and Jacob. God bless you, God's peace, love, and grace be with you. I'm truly so sorry for the pain you are going through. Uncle Burlin will truly be missed. I thank God for the memories he has given us with him over the years. I pray one day you will look back at the wonderful memories you have had with one another. That smile would light up your face at the thought of him. I love you and leave you with these words from the Lord and pray it brings each one of you encouragement. 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 13 Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. 14 For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him. 15 According to the Lord’s word, we tell you that we who are still alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord, will certainly not precede those who have fallen asleep. 16 For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. 17 After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever. 18 Therefore encourage one another with these words.
Nancy Edson left a message on August 9, 2022:
Arlene, Hannah, Hope and Jacob, I'm so sorry for your loss of Burlin. I know you have many great memories, but please know you are in my prayers.
Curt Dreier left a message on August 8, 2022:
So sad this legendary agent has past away. Burlin was a model agent and producer. He will be missed!
Karen E Sweeney left a message on August 7, 2022:
Burlin was our insurance agent and friend for 40 plus years. My late husband and Burlin shared many fishing and hunting adventures. I will never forget the lunch invitation from Arlene and Burlin when they told us they were having TRIPLETS! Our silence when they shared the news created smiles and laughter at the table! I will miss his smile and friendship. To Arlene, his children, and extended family I am so sorry for your loss. Karen Sweeney
Karen L Miller left a message on August 7, 2022:
So sad. Berlin became my insurance agent in 1971 when I was a newly married college senior at SMS. We clicked since I was a going to teach and coach. My thoughts and prayers to his family, friends and employees.
Brandi left a message on August 7, 2022:
In memory of Burlin Hefley Jr., Brandi lit a candle
Ashley Wolf left a message on August 7, 2022:
He was more than an amazing boss, he was a friend & mentor. Someone I respected and admired. His drive was unmatched. Our office feels his loss deeper than losing a boss. He was family ♡
Mike Long left a message on August 6, 2022:
So sorry for your loss! Our prayers are with you!!!!
Keith Spaulding left a message on August 6, 2022:
Thoughts and prayers to each of you.
Shawn Strohmeyer left a message on August 6, 2022:
So sorry for your loss. Burlin was a great man with alot of heart. God bless
Stacey Clem left a message on August 6, 2022:
Our sincere condolences to your family. Burlin was an amazing man. He was our insurance agent for 30 years. He will be greatly missed. David and Stacey Clem
Sheryl Gentry left a message on August 6, 2022:
I’m so sorry for your loss. He was such a kind, caring man to all he met. He touched so many lives. He will be deeply missed.
randy voss left a message on August 6, 2022:
When I think of Burlin the one thing that comes to mind is he was a legend in the insurance business. Anyone who's lived in Springfield as long as I have (73 years) knew of Burlin and State Farm Insurance. I have no idea who's been their longest agent but I'm betting he was.
Pete ,Linda , Jamie and Pete Jr Tountas left a message on August 6, 2022:
Our deepest condolences He was a great man to have known for so many Blessed years .He bought laughter to all he knew and had the kindness heart ❤️ He will always be remembered as A-Great friend Many prayers for comfort and strength Here for you always 💞🤗🥰
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Scott Acuff left a message on August 6, 2022:
Sorry for your loss, prayers and rhoughts
Terry and Teresa Castello left a message on August 6, 2022:
Arlene, Hannah and Jacob, Terry and I are so sorry for your loss. He will always be with you in your hearts. No one can take away your memories. Hold them close to you and know he is with you. Love you all and praying for you. Aunt Teresa and Uncle Terry
Julian waterman left a message on August 6, 2022:
Loving all of you from a far💗 I'm very sorry for your loss
Rovert & Katherine Garner left a message on August 6, 2022:
I am so very sorry. If there is absolutely anything we can do we are here for you. Love you all so very much.
Bennie Vernon ( Edwards) left a message on August 5, 2022:
I am so sorry Arlene for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family ❤️ I love you
Jane (Criner) and Buck Martin left a message on August 5, 2022:
We are so sorry to hear of Burlin’s passing. He lived a long, blessed life and left a wonderful legacy. Our thoughts, prayers and love are with all of you at this sad time.
Greenlawn left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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