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Deacon Willie C. Burks

 

Visitation:
Date/Time June 30, 2006/10:00 AM
Location
241 Liberty Street

Newburgh, NY 12550

Service:
Date/Time June 30, 2006/11:00 AM
Location
241 Liberty Street

Newburgh, NY 12550

 
DECEASED Deacon Willie C. Burks
AGE: 71

RESIDENCE Newburgh, NY

OCCUPATION/MEMBERSHIP
Retired Laborer for GAF-TARKETT
New Windsor, NY
Member of House of Joy First Born Church of the Living God Church of Newburgh
He served as the Chairman Deacon and Assistant to the District of Deacons.

DIED (When, Where)
Saturday June 24, 2006
St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital
Newburgh Campus
Newburgh

PLACE, DATE OF BIRTH
January 18, 1935
Louisville, Alabama

PARENTS The late Dock and Hester Blackman Burks

SURVIVORS
Seven sons, Hardy Pierce, Jr. and wife Janette, Willie Albert Burks and wife Andria, Malcolm A. Burks, Eddy Robin Burks and wife Lillian all of Newburgh, Franklin Pierce and wife Mildred of Youngstown, OH, Stacey W. Burks and wife Betty and Tracy Lamar Burks and wife Elizabeth of Schenectady, NY; Three daughters, Hilda Williams of Norfolk, VA, Amy Burks and Wanda Beckwith and husband Julius all of Newburgh; Fifty one grandchildren, Twenty Six great grandchildren; Three brothers, John Burks, James Augusta Burks and Howard Burks; Three sisters,Ardie Burden, Sarah Pinsett and Mary Oates all of Newburgh; Special thanks to Judy Harris, his caregiver of 5 1/2 years. Several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, god-children, other relatives and dear friends. He was predeceased by wife of forty five years, Frances D. Burks, his parents, four brothers, Noah Burks, Minister Henry (HJ) Burks, Lorenzo Charles R. and George W. Burks and two sisters, Mae Emma Burks and Gertha Rich.



Elder Eddie Johnson,officiating.
Interment will be at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Middlehope, NY.

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