William Albert Burke

William Albert Burke

Birth
Ashe County, North Carolina, USA
Death 21 May 1943 (aged 83)
Floyd County, Kentucky, USA
Burial East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 88468843 · View Source
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OBITUARY:
BURKE, William Albert
1943
Train Victim Buried Monday
Aged Auxier Citizen Killed Instantly May 21
Funeral services were held Monday, May 24, for William Albert Burke, 83 years old, who was killed by a passenger train near his home at Auxier last Friday evening. It is reported that the elderly man had gone for a bucket of water and that he was almost across the track when the oncoming train struck him. Death came instantly. Mr. Burke was a native of North Carolina. In 1886 he married Laura Alice Conley of East Point who is now 81 years old. The following children were born to this couple; Ola Leona Burke Wells Hall, Auxier; Stella Ethel Burke Wells, address unknown; Roy Ernest Burke, Olympia, Ky.; Bertie Lyle Burke, Williamsport, W. Va.; Frank Foster Burke, Floyd; William J Burke; Lorena Burke Spears, deceased; Isaac Sherman Burke and Helen Burke Price, Williamson. A farmer by occupation, Mr. Burke was a member of the Church of God. The funeral was held at the East Point Christian Church, Rev. S. C. Honeycutt officiating. In addition to his widow and children, survivors include thirty-six grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, and four brothers Tom Lincoln Burke, East Point; Grant Burke, Van Lear; James Henry Burke, Prestonsburg; and Robert Alexander Burke, Williamson. The Jones Funeral Home had charge of the funeral. Paintsville Heraald Thursday 05-27-1943


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  • Created by: DeAnna Coronado
  • Added: 13 Apr 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 88468843
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Albert Burke (19 Feb 1860–21 May 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 88468843, citing East Point Cemetery, East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by DeAnna Coronado (contributor 47585462) .