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Alma Ethel Powell Burks
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1922
Death: Jul. 14, 2010

Alma Ethel Powell Burks, 88, of Big Island, died Wednesday, July 14, 2010. She was the wife of the late Harford Allen Burks Sr. Alma was born Jan. 17, 1922, in Clifton Forge, a daughter of the late Mirma Paxton Powell and the late William Melvin Powell. Alma was a gifted and talented artist and was a member of Big Island Baptist Church.

She was survived by her sons, H. Allen Burks, Jr., and his wife, Barbara, and Larry Richard Burks, all of Big Island; nine grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a son, Stephen C. Burks; a daughter, Cheryl Diane Burks Day; two brothers; and four sisters.

A funeral service was conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 17, 2010, at Big Island Baptist Church, with the Rev. Bryon LePere officiating. Burial followed at Big Island Cemetery.

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  Harford A. Burks (1922 - 1970)
Big Island Cemetery
Big Island
Bedford County
Virginia, USA
Created by: LJH
Record added: Aug 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55817684
Alma Ethel <i>Powell</i> Burks
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