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Laura Alice Conley Burke
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Birth: Dec. 28, 1859
Auxier
Floyd County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Oct. 29, 1959
Floyd County
Kentucky, USA

OBITUARY:
BURKE, Laura A. (Conley)
1959
Laura Burke, 97, Mother Of Nine, Dies At Auxier
Mrs. Laura A. Burke, age 97, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ola Hall, at Auxier, Ky. on October 28. She was the last child of Jefferson and Lorena Auxier Conley. One of Johnson County's earliest teachers, she was married to Albert Burke, and was the mother of nine children. Mrs. Burke had been a member of the Methodist Church for 79 years and was a devoted Christian woman. She has many relatives in Johnson County, one of whom is Mrs. Laura Music, former postmaster of East Point, who is a niece. Her husband, a son, and a daughter preceded her in death. Surviving children are Mrs. Ola Hall, Auxier, Mrs. Stella Wells, Elyria, Ohio, Roy Burke, Columbus, Ohio, Bert and Sherman Burke, Williamson, W. Va., Willie Burke, Marion, Ohio, and Mrs. Helen Price, Ft. Gay, W. Va. A number of grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren also survive. Funeral services were conducted from the Freewill Baptist Church at Auxier October 31, with the Rev. S.C. Honeycutt of the Church of Christ officiating. Burial followed in the Ford Cemetery at Auxier. Paintsville Herald Wednesday 11-11-1959
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Jefferson Conley (1832 - 1899)
  Laura Lorena Lorentine Beck Braun Auxier Conley (1829 - 1921)
 
 Spouse:
  William Albert Burke (1860 - 1943)*
 
 Children:
  Ola Leona Wells Burke Hall (1887 - 1970)*
  Stella Ethel Burke Wells (1889 - 1983)*
  Roy Ernest Burke (1891 - 1976)*
  Bertie Lyle Burke (1893 - 1983)*
  Frank Foster Burke (1895 - 1946)*
  William Jay Burke (1898 - 1967)*
  Lorena Mae Burke Spears (1900 - 1935)*
  Isaac Sherman Burke (1902 - 1982)*
  Helen M Burke Price (1905 - 1987)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ford Cemetery
Auxier
Floyd County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: DeAnna Coronado
Record added: Apr 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88469254
Laura Alice <i>Conley</i> Burke
Added by: DeAnna Coronado
 
Laura Alice <i>Conley</i> Burke
Added by: DeAnna Coronado
 
 
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For my great-great-grandmother
- Melanie Spears_Crisp
 Added: Mar. 17, 2014
With great love from your great granddaughter. I remember visiting you when I was a little girl. I am grateful I have that memory as I honor you. With love and respect.
- DeAnna Coronado
 Added: Apr. 13, 2012
 
 
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