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
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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