Obituary for James Burke, Sr.
Weaver â€" Funeral services for James Tapley Burke, Sr., 73, will be Friday, April 3, 2009 at 11 A.M. at the K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Center Chapel with David Gilmore officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery in Anniston with K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Center directing services. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday, April 2, 2009, from 6-8 p.m. Mr. Burke died Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at Jacksonville Medical Center. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Leona Burke of Weaver, AL; his daughter, Cindy Burke of Hoover, AL; two sons, James Burke, Jr. of Alexandria, AL and Randy (Tracy) Burke of Ohatchee, AL; one sister, Patricia Harrell of Jacksonville, AL; three brothers, Billy (Sherry) Burke, of Warner Robbins, GA, Leroy (Melba) Burke, of Golden Springs, AL, and Ronald (Tina) Burke, of Oxford, AL; five grandchildren, Jodi, Nathan, Rhonda, Matthias and Gracie Burke; and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Nathan, Ronald and Leroy Burke, Joey Harrell, Charlie Duke and Ronnie Carr. Mr. Burke was a custom automotive builder and fabricator.