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Subject: [OBITS] Betty Joe Burkes
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Born Sept. 5, 1927 Died July 4, 2008
Betty Jo Burkes
Betty Joe Burkes, 80 of Corsicana,Texas passed away July 4, 2008 in
Corsicana. She was born September 5, 1927 in Corsicana to Roy
Fletcher and Laura Alice Anderson Bunch.
She is survived by sons Michael and Janie Garcia Burkes of Corsicana,
Mark and Janie Burkes of Corsicana, daughter Sharon Burkes of
Corsicana, brother Royce Glen Bunch of Corsicana, sister in law Allie
Spurgeon of Seminole, 9 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren,
numerous cousins and long time friends Veda Ayala and Nellie Collins.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband J.T. Burkes, her
mother in law Lennie Williams of Seminole.
The family would like to thank Dr. Kent Rogers for the many years of
care and comfort that he gave her. Also, thanks to the wonderful
people at Heritage Oaks Retirement Village and Twilight Home.
Visitation will be held 6-8pm Monday July 7, 2008 at Griffin-Roughton
Funeral Home in COrsicana,TX. Services will be 10am Tuesday July 8,
2008 at Griffin-Roughton Chapel with Sam Dilbeck officiating. Burial
will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Gary Buchanan,
Roger Meyer, Danny Ovalle, Michael Snowden, Rick Bowles, Lee
Williamson. Honorary pallbearers will be the grandsons, Ricky Burkes,
Bobby Burkes, Matt Burkes, David Burkes, Thomas Buchanan.
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