|Birth: ||Dec. 6, 1915|
|Death: ||Mar. 11, 2011|
Services for Gladys Harrigill Burk, 95, of Natchez, MS, formerly of Rayville, LA, who died March 16, 2011, at Magnolia House in Natchez, will be 11:00 AM Monday, March 21, 2011, at the Mulhearn Funeral Home Chapel in Rayville, with Rev. Eddie Wren officiating. Burial will follow in the Rayville Masonic Cemetery under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home-Rayville.
Visitation will be 9:30 AM until service time at the Funeral Home.
She was born December 6, 1915, in Franklin County, MS, the daughter of Samuel Madison Harrigill and Kathryn French Harrigill. Gladys grew up in Stanton, MS, graduating from Washington High School in Washington, MS, and Hinds Junior College in Raymond, MS, where she was a member of their State Championship basketball team.
She was employed by Muhearn Funeral Home and Flower Shop for more than 50 years. She worked in both Rayville and Monroe, LA. She was a long-time member of Rayville First Baptist Church in Rayville, where she sang in the choir and was active in WMU and Saints Alive group.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband-Wyatt J. Burk, her sister-Evalyn Beacham Thompson, and her brother - Albert Nesbit Harrigill.
She is survived by two sisters-Alice Puhr of Moss Point, MS, and Mary Grace Gibson and husband Curtis of Natchez, and a number of nieces and nephews.
She is also survived by her faithful friend, companion and caretaker Cora Edney.
The family would like to thank Magnolia House in Natchez and its staff for the love and care given to Gladys who has been a resident there for several years. The family especially thanks the nurses and aids for their professional and personal attention during this time.
We would also like to thank Hospice Compassus and its staff for the care and support it has provided Gladys and our family.
Pallbearers are Rev. Roger Puhr, Ronald Puhr, Ryan Puhr, Linda Freeman, David Freeman, and Scott Harrigill.
Samuel Madsion Harrigill (1882 - 1971)
Kathryn Elizabeth French Harrigill (1896 - 1975)
Wyatt Joseph Burk (1907 - 1962)
Gladys Elizabeth Harrigill Burk (1915 - 2011)
Albert Nesbit Harrigill (1918 - 1984)*
Alice Lucile Harrigill Puhr (1923 - 2013)*
Created by: Betty Harrigill, Hall
Record added: Mar 25, 2011
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