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Gertrude R. Smith Burke
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1911
Death: Dec. 19, 2009

Gertrude R. (Smith) Burke, 98, of Parkersburg, went to be with the Lord Dec. 19, 2009, from The Willows in Parkersburg.

She was born Feb. 28, 1911, in Morgantown, W.Va., a daughter of the late Newton Smith and Myrtle (Thomas) Smith.

She was a member of Parkview United Methodist Church, a member of the Monongalia County Board of Education where she was a cook for Suncrest Junior High School.

She is survived by her daughter, Eleanor Davis and husband, Robert, of Parkersburg; son-in-law, Hunter Vannoy of Belpre; eight grandchildren, James Vannoy, Sharon Vannoy, Edith Blake, Kendall Vannoy, Steve Davis, Christine Dickel, Karen Perrine and Angela Griffith; 18 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, James R. Burke; two daughters, Dorothy Vannoy and an infant daughter; four brothers including one infant; and four sisters.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with the Rev. Kenneth Nolan officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Parkersburg News & Sentinel
December 21, 2009 
Family links: 
  Newton Smith (1876 - 1959)
  Myrtle A Smith (1881 - 1962)
Sunset Memory Gardens
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
Plot: Garden of the Christus
Created by: Crystal
Record added: Nov 10, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61424265
Gertrude R. <i>Smith</i> Burke
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