|Birth: ||Jul. 4, 1976|
|Death: ||Mar. 22, 2014|
Funeral services for Jamila LaVondi Burkes age 37 of Hot Springs, will be at Nazarene Missionary Baptist Church Hot Springs with Pastor James Lambert Officiating. The remains will be cremated
Jamila LaVondi Burkes was born in Charleston, South Carolina on July 4, 1976 to Linda Graves-Franklin and Jerry W. Burkes, Sr. She departed her earthly home on March 13, 2014. She received her formal education in the Hot Springs School System. As a child she belonged to the Evangelist Temple Church of God in Christ under the pastorate of Elder Bernis Blake, Sr.
She was the mother of two children Amerah LaVon Harris and Jeremiah Javon Harris. As an adult she and her family united with Nazarene Missionary Baptist Church under Reverend James Lambert, Sr. She remained a member there until her demise under the leadership of Reverend James Lambert, Jr. Jamila had a strong faith and knew the Lord as her personal savior.
She was predeceased by her father, brother, Justin Burkes, maternal grand-parent, Edna M. Graves and Jeffery Graves, Jr.
She leaves to cherish her memories, her children, her mother Linda (Dewayne) Franklin, three brothers, Jerry W. Burkes, Jr., Jeremy Burkes and Dewayne Franklin, Jr., all of Hot Springs, AR. five sisters, September Marsh of California, DeWanna Franklin, Brooklyn Burkes, MaTia Burkes and Alexis Burkes from Hot Springs, her paternal grandmother Easter (Paul) Hill – Malvern, AR , paternal grandfather, Leroy Burkes – Elaine, AR, step mothers Janice Burkes – Malvern, AR, Veronica Burkes and Shelia Briggs – Hot Springs, AR, step brothers and sisters, Jason Washington and Larry Natt, Jr. – Hot Springs, Thomas Sykes – Wichita Kansas Anthony Waller – Hutchinson, Kansas, Amy (Anthony) Monoco-Sykes and Julia Sellers of Mount Juliet, TN, Delayne Franklin – Wichita Falls, TX. , a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Honorary Pallbearers are: Jerry Burkes, Jr., Dewayne Franklin, Jr., Jason Washington, Lester Vanns and Larry Natt, Jr., D'Cardo Brewer, Carlos Brewer, Larry Jacobs, and Kevin Jacobs. Active Pallbearers are Dewon Picnic, Calvin Cooper, Damon Roberts, Eldridge Miller, Jonathan Tyrone Leaper and Jeremy Burkes
Jerry Wayne Burkes (1957 - 2013)
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Record added: Mar 21, 2014
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