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 John Boland “J.B.” Burks

John Boland “J.B.” Burks

Birth
Liddieville, Franklin Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 29 Apr 2009 (aged 87)
Crossett, Ashley County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Crossett, Ashley County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 101529698 · View Source
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John Boland "J.B." Burks, 87, of Crossett died Sunday, April 19, 2009, at his residence. Born on February 22, 1922, in Liddieville, LA, to Admon, Sr., and Caroline Ignont Burks, Mr. Burks was a retired custodian for the Crossett Public Schools. He was a member of Hunters Chapel Missionary Baptist Church and was preceded in death by his wife, Rebecca Burks.

Survivors include one son, Donny Ray Burks, Sr., and wife Debra of Dallas, TX; four daughters, Linda B. Holyfield, Barbara B. Edwards and husband Earlie, Elise B. Robinson and husband J.W., all of Crossett, and Nedra Omalaso of Bastrop, LA; two brothers, Roosevelt Burks and wife Marie of Vallejo, CA, and Sylvester Burks of Florida; three sisters, Elsie R. Washington and husband Abe and Alberta Osteen, all of Dallas, TX, and Louvina "Sissy" Carroll of Chicago, IL; seven grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 25, in New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Earl Glenn Colquitt officiating. Burial followed at Quinn Cemetery under the direction of Jones Funeral Home of Crossett. www.jonesservice.com.


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  • Created by: Karen Shumpert Floyd
  • Added: 30 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101529698
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Boland “J.B.” Burks (22 Feb 1922–29 Apr 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101529698, citing Quinn Cemetery, Crossett, Ashley County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Karen Shumpert Floyd (contributor 47878329) .