Belinda Burt

December 11, 1951 ~ December 13, 2019 (age 68)

Life Story


of Belinda Burt


                       Sunrise: December 11, 1951                                       Sunset: December 13, 2019


Belinda was born to Melvin C. Burns, Senior and Bessie Strong on December 11, 1951 at Hackley Hospital in Muskegon, MI.  Belinda accepted Christ at a young age and attended New Hope Baptist Church under Rev. Jacob D. Buckley with her family.  Belinda attended Muskegon High School and graduated in 1970.  She later attended Muskegon Business College where she studied Business. 


Belinda lived in Muskegon, Michigan all of her life and was known by many as the “Life of the Party”.  She had a fond love for Blues Music and watching all type of Movies.  Belinda loved to joke and laugh, was full of life and loved her family.  Belinda was well loved by her children and many others.  She had a special bond with each of her grandchildren and was known to many of her nieces and nephews as “My Favorite Auntie” in which, she loved them all. 


Belinda is survived by her Mother, Bessie Strong, 4 children, Trelles (Anthony) Brown, Carmeoki (LaDon) Levelston, Ivervill Strong, Demetric (Tiosha) Strong, Special friend, Brian Bigham, 4 Brothers and 6 Sisters, Charles (Pearl) Woodard, Los Angeles, CA., Elaine Raglin, Muskegon, MI., Lorraine Raglin, Muskegon, MI, Stacy L. Burns, Kansas City, Drs. Bernadette (Dwight) Elijah, Florence, SC, Stanley Christopher (Christina) Burns, Tampa, FL, Melvin C. Burns II, Muskegon, MI, Bonita (Hasson) Jackson, Muskegon, MI, Bertha L. Scott, Birmingham, AL, and Bertheda Walker, Shreveport, LA., 17 grandchildren  and 17 great grandchildren.


Belinda was preceded in death by Melvin C. Burns Sr., (Father), Eurlean Strong, (Maternal Grandmother), Willie Strong, (Uncle), Raymond L. (Claude) Sumlar, (Brother and Sister in law), Odie G. Raglin Jr., (Nephew), Allen K. Raglin-Sims, (Nephew) and Latesa Raglin, (Niece).  

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Family Hour
December 19, 2019

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Toombs Funeral Home
2108 Peck St
Muskegon Heights, MI 49444

Open Viewing
December 19, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Toombs Funeral Home
2108 Peck St
Muskegon Heights, MI 49444

Celebration of Life
December 20, 2019

11:00 AM
Bethel New Life Ministries
1218 Ransom Street
Muskegon, MI 49442

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