2006-11-15 / Obituaries

Jimmie L. Burke, 55, of Millen died Nov. 7

Jimmie Lee Burke, 55, of Millen died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006 at his residence.

Graveside services were held 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Millen Cemetery with the Rev. Grady Hargrove officiating.

Mr. Burke was born in Jenkins County and was a retired construction superintendent for Akins Construction Company and a member of the Big Horse Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Hope B. Burke; a daughter and sonin law, Winter B. (James) Hall of Chattanooga, Tenn.; a son, Shannon Burke of Millen; and his mother, Lula Mae Burke of Millen.

He was preceded in death by his father, Cary A. Burke and brother, Donald R. Burke.

Honorary pallbearers were associates of Akins Construction Company.

Visitation was held Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 7-9 p.m. at Crowe- Fields Funeral Home.

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