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Eva J. Burks

January 8, 1943 May 19, 2019
Eva J. Burks
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Obituary for Eva J. Burks

Eva J. Burks, age 76, of Sullivan, Missouri, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at her home, surrounded by family.

Eva Jean was born on January 8, 1943 in Manila, AR, the daughter of James B. and Velier (Tice) Ray. She grew up in St. Louis and worked for Pope’s Cafeteria. Eva was united in marriage to John Burks on November 18, 1967 in East St. Louis. Together, they raised 8 beautiful children: Linda, Evann, Dawn, Pamela, Shelia, Dana, Velier, John II, and Katie. Eva helped John in the pattern making business; however, she mainly took care of the children and cared for their home. In 1974, Eva excepted Christ as her Savior and was a member devoted member of Full Gospel Assembly of God Church, which she loved, as well as her church family. Eva loved her momma, and she was a prayer warrior for her children and grandchildren. She also loved to fish. Eva will be lovingly remembered and missed by her family and friends. “The Circle will be unbroken.”

Eva is survived by her husband, John Burks of Sullivan; six children, Dawn Damron and husband Roy of Sullivan, MO, Shelia Durbin of Sullivan, MO, Dana Carrico and husband, Melvin, of Granite City, IL, Velier Anderson and husband, Rodney, of Madison, IL, John Burks, II and wife, Angela of Dittmer, MO, and Katie Hoke and husband, Howard, of Sullivan, MO; 28 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by 3 children: Linda Burks, Evann Heflin, and Pamela Burks; one granddaughter, Melissa Burks; and her parents, James B. and Velier (Tice) Ray.

Funeral Services will be conducted 10:00 AM, Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Full Gospel Assembly of God Church in Sullivan, with Pastor Ryan Martin officiating. Interment will follow in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Sullivan.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Full Gospel Assembly of God Church.

Friends may send online condolences to Eva’s family at www.eatonfuneralhome.com

All arrangements are under the care of the Eaton Funeral Home of Sullivan & Bourbon, MO.


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Visitation

Wednesday

22

May

5:00 PM 5/22/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/22/2019 8:00:00 PM
Full Gospel Assembly of God

900 Acid Mine Rd.
Sullivan, MO 63080

Full Gospel Assembly of God
900 Acid Mine Rd. Sullivan 63080 MO
United States

Service

Thursday

23

May

10:00 AM 5/23/2019 10:00:00 AM
Full Gospel Assembly of God

900 Acid Mine Rd.
Sullivan, MO 63080

Full Gospel Assembly of God
900 Acid Mine Rd. Sullivan 63080 MO
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

I.O.O.F. Cemetery Final Resting Place

N. Church St.
Sullivan, MO 63080

N. Church St. Sullivan 63080 MO
United States
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