Mike Burford

June 5, 1955 - August 20, 2023

Mike Burford, 68, of Beaumont, died Sunday, August 20, 2023, at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center, Houston. He was born June 5, 1955, in Beaumont, to Verna Elizabeth King Burford and Horace Andrew Burford, Jr. Mike loved being outside with his pets, garden, and feeding his deer.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Burford; daughter-in-law, Tambi Powell of Beaumont; brother, Horace D. Burford of Benton, Arkansas; sisters, Martha Gilbert of Houston and Peggy Romero of Lumberton; grandson, Kolin Powell; sisters-in-law, Debbie Lopez of Beaumont and Brenda Cromwell of Sour Lake; nieces, Michelle Colledge and her husband, Jason, of Richmond; Heather Waybright and her husband, Jonzack, of Sour Lake; nephew, Brandon Cromwell; niece, Casey Burleson and her husband, Aaron, all of Sour Lake; nephews, Kris Romero and his wife, Ashlinn of Lumberton; Brian Romero of Lumberton; Mark Romero of Austin; niece, Katie Romero of League City; close special friends, Kaylee Steddum of Beaumont; Kyle Daniel and his daughter, Abby; Kim Powell; and numerous cousins and other family members.

Mike is preceded in death by his son, Chris Powell; his parents, Verna Elizabeth King Burford and Horace Andrew Burford, Jr.; and his mother-in-law, Naomi Cabe.

A gathering of Mr. Burford’s family and friends will be from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., with a Time of Sharing at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, August 24, 2023, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Humane Society of Southeast Texas, 2050 Spindletop Avenue, Beaumont, Texas 77705.


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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • August 24, 2023
  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Time of Sharing

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • August 24, 2023
  • 3:00 pm

Comments (8)

    Billy Berryman says:

    Peggy so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Charlie & Bettye Parrish says:

    We thought alot of Mike!! He was a wonderful man!! He came from a Great Family!! Prayers for you, Donna and your family!! May God give you the Peace and Comfort that none other can give! Mike will be Missed by those that knew him!! God’s Blessings from the Charlie Parrish Family❤️🙏✝️❤️

    Fred Armstrong says:

    Peggy and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I remember your brother from back in the days when my mom and dad had you haul me around when I was a kid. Long time ago. Prayers for you and your family during this difficult time.

    Tara Brisendine says:


    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. We are praying for your comfort and healing.

    Tara & Your Apricot Lane Family

    Deborah Bartlett says:

    Donna and Family, may God give you peace and comfort in the days ahead.

    Ruby Bell says:

    Sincere condolences to the family. I am so very sorry for your loss. May God provide the necessary peace and comfort to your family and friends during this difficult time. Please remember these words of encouragement from the Bible: “ Jesus plainly told her: “I am the resurrection and the life. He that exercises faith in me, even though he dies, will come to life.” —John 11:20-25.

    Beverly Louviere Kaack says:

    Donna and family, I am so sorry for your great loss. Mike was a wonderful man. I pray God will have his hands on you with comfort and strength. ❤️

    Ronnie & Marilyn Reese says:

    Donna, we are so sorry for your loss. Your family has had to deal with so much lately. Our hearts go out to you and we are praying for you!
    Love, Ronnie & Marilyn

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