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Bessie Bell King Burks
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Birth: Oct. 5, 1903
Straightstone
Pittsylvania County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 22, 1991
Lynchburg City
Virginia, USA

Bessie was born in 1903 to John T. King and Rosa L. (Irby) King. She married Charlie E. "Son" Burks in 1924. They had 8 children. She once ran a cafe in Hurt, Va. She and her husband later lived in Franklinville, NC (1959-1990).
Bessie became a member of the "Church of God of Prophecy" denomination in 1939. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John T King (1877 - 1965)
  Rosa Lee Irby (1883 - 1932)
 
 Spouse:
  Charlie Edward Burks (1904 - 1997)*
 
 Children:
  Curtis Eugene Burks (1925 - 1943)*
  Percell Thomas Burks (1928 - 2011)*
  Edward Cleo Burks (1933 - 2008)*
  Robert Lee Burks (1936 - 2004)*
  Alvin "Lawrence" Burks (1938 - 2016)*
 
 Sibling:
  Bessie Bell King Burks (1903 - 1991)
  Deroy King (1920 - 1983)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green Hill Cemetery
Altavista
Campbell County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Mark Burks
Record added: Jul 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39791029
Bessie Bell <i>King</i> Burks
Added by: Mark Burks
 
Bessie Bell <i>King</i> Burks
Added by: Mark Burks
 
Bessie Bell <i>King</i> Burks
Added by: Mark Burks
 
 
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