Funeral services for Mr. Johnnie Burks, 85, of Hilham,
Tennessee, will be held at 11:30 A.M. on Wednesday,
September 13, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home. Burial will follow in the Camp Ground Cemetery in
Overton County, TN.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 – 9 P.M. and on
Wednesday from 9 A.M. until time of services at Anderson –
Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.

Mr. Burks passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2006, at
his residence.

He was born August 14, 1921, in Jackson County to the late
J.
B. Burks & Susie Reels Burks
. On January 25, 1946, he was
married to
Della Evelyn Pritchett, who survives.

Mr. Burks was a farmer and a member of the Harris Chapel
Freewill Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was
preceded in death by
1 Granddaughter: Shawna Marie
Skinner;
6 Brothers: Robert, Jess, Author, Monk, Bill, and
Mack Burks; and
3 Sisters: Cora Burks, Mary Ann Carmack,
and Margaret Burks.

Survivors include
his wife: Della Evelyn Burks of Hilham, TN; 3
Sons and 2 Daughters-in-Law:
Johnny (Aletha) Burks of
Hilham, TN, Billy (Janice) Burks of Hilham, TN, and Jack Burks
of Hilham, TN;
1 Daughter and Son-in-Law: Sue (Mike)
Skinner of Livingston, TN;
4 Grandchildren: Brandon Burks,
Thomas (Nikki) Burks, Mike (Becky) Skinner, and Farrah Jo
Reagan; and
4 Great-Grandchildren: Justin Skinner, Gracie
Skinner, Matthew Burks, and Wyatt Reagan. Special thanks to
his nurse: Barbara Turner.

Bro. Gary Farris will officiate at the services.
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