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 Edna Elizabeth <I>Burden</I> Luker

Edna Elizabeth Burden Luker

Birth
Lawrence County, Alabama, USA
Death 7 Dec 2011 (aged 85)
Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA
Burial Machesney Park, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 81802410 · View Source
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Edna Elizabeth (Burden) Luker, 85, of Rockford died at 3:12 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at Rosewood Care Center.

Born May 18, 1926, in Lawrence County, AL, daughter of Martin and Geneva (Canups) Burden. She previously worked at National Lock Co. Married Freddie W. Luker on March 25, 1950, in Tishomingo County, MS; he died Feb. 13, 2005.

Survivors include son, Kelly Luker of Rockford; daughters, Geneva (Charlie) Thompson of Conway, AR, Patricia Haycraft of Rockford, Marsha (Henry) Byard of Clarksville, TN, and Donna (Preston) Kemp of Dover, TN; brothers, Newell Burden of Brooksville, FL, and Grady (Ruby) Burden of Loves Park; sisters, Rosie Bryant of Moulton, AL, and Bertha Burden of Loves Park.

Predeceased by an infant brother and brother, Roy Burden during World War II in France; parents; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Special thank you to the CNA's and Hospice people from Rosewood.

Service at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 12, at Julian-Poorman-Welte Funeral Home, with visitation from 10 a.m. to service time; the Rev. Kenneth W. Hendley will officiate. Entombment at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be given in care of the family. Online register at weltefuneral .com.

Published in Rockford Register Star from December 10 to December 11, 2011


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  • Created by: Rita A Bomher
  • Added: 10 Dec 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 81802410
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edna Elizabeth Burden Luker (18 May 1926–7 Dec 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 81802410, citing Sunset Memorial Gardens, Machesney Park, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Rita A Bomher (contributor 47319873) .