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Martha Ann Jones Burke
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Birth: Apr. 25, 1930
Death: Aug. 9, 2009

Jackson - MARTHA ANN JONES BURKE of Jackson, MS formerly of Memphis, TN died Sunday, August 9, 2009 after a lengthy battle with cancer at the age of 79. She was a 1948 graduate of Hutchinson High School in Memphis, TN. She attended Southwestern College (now Rhodes) in Memphis, TN. She was a loving wife and mother of six children, 14 grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren. She was a devout member of St. Richards Catholic Church in Jackson, MS where she was a Eucharistic Minister and Minister to the Sick. She also served as a volunteer at St. Dominic's Hospital in the Critical Care Unit for 19 years. She was an avid golfer at Colonial Country Club and involved in the Meh Lady Luncheon/Bridge Club. She is preceded in death by her parents, Robert Hale Jones & Lewie Manker Allen Jones of Memphis, two brothers, Robert Hale Jones, Jr. of Santa Rosa Beach, FL, Lewis Allen Jones of Memphis. She is survived by her son, Robert O. Burke, Jr. (JoAnn) of Jackson, MS and five daughters, Martha Rossie (Rusty) of Lakeland, TN, Catherine Crews (Billy) of Tupelo, MS, Louise Rainey (Patrick) of Orlando, FL, Susan Smith (Phillip) of Germantown, TN & Gina Richardson (John) of Lake Arrowhead, CA. Her family would like to thank all her loving friends, priest, parishioners and doctors that have helped her along her life's journey, especially Dr. Paul Seago, her oncologist, the caring nurses and staff on the 5th floor of St. Dominic's Hospital and her lymphadema therapist, Kim Yates. There will be a Visitation at St. Richard's Catholic Church from 5:30 to 7:00 and Rosary at 7:00 PM on Monday, August 10. A Mass of Remembrance will be at St. Richard's on Tuesday, August 11 at 10:00 AM. A burial service will be held at Elmwood Cemetery in Memphis, TN on Wednesday, August 12 at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers donations to St. Dominic's Cancer Center in Jackson, MS, St. Jude's Hospital, Memphis, TN or the charity of your choice is appreciated. Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home (Published in The Commercial Appeal 8/10/2009) 
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Carole McCaig
Record added: Aug 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40491141
Martha Ann <i>Jones</i> Burke
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REST IN PEACE..
- SFC Frank Irons Sr. Retired US Army 1977
 Added: Aug. 10, 2009
 
 
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