Mrs. Betty Jean Burke

  • BORN: January 19, 1942
  • DIED: December 25, 2017
  • LOCATION: Poulan, Georgia


Mrs. Betty Jean Burke, 75, of Poulan died on Monday, December 25, 2017 at her residence.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Banks Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Ron Ryan & Rev. Kevin Johnson will officiate.
Mrs. Betty Jean Burke was born on January 19, 1942 in Moultrie Georgia to the late J.W and Nancy Purvis. She had lived in Worth County most of her life. Mrs. Burke was retired from Holiday Market where she served as a Store Manager. She enjoyed woodworking, carpentry, cabinet making, and creating quilts for her family and friends.
Survivors include her children, Keith Johnson of Forest Park, GA, Kevin Johnson (Janie) of Poulan, GA, Kenny Johnson (Ruth Ellen) of Sumner, GA, Tammy Carver (Max) of Albany, GA, Kyle Johnson (Shondia) of Sylvester, GA; grandchildren, Lindsay LeBlanc, Jonathan LeBlanc, Gabriel LeBlanc, Zackary Carver, Alana Carver, Donald Johnson, Kyle Johnson Jr., Wesley Johnson (Donna), Ryan Johnson, Jeremy Johnson (Julie), Jennifer Stroud (Eric), Kristen Creel (Curtis) and Curtis Duckworth; 10 great-grandchildren; brothers, Wayne Purvis (Teresa), Ronnie Purvis and Donnie Purvis; sisters, Laverne Watkins and Pamela Spurlock; and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family members.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6:00-8:00 PM at Banks Funeral Home.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Burke was preceded in death by her sisters, Marie Collins, Patricia Jones and Virginia Key and brothers, William (Pat) Purvis and Edwin (June Bug) Purvis.
Please sign our online guest registry at www.banksfh.com.
Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of arrangements.


Visitation
  • December 27, 2017
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Banks Funeral Home Chapel
  • 210 N. Main Street
  • Sylvester, GA 31791
  • (229) 776-2055
  • Get Directions
Funeral Service
  • December 28, 2017
    2:00 PM
  • Banks Funeral Home Chapel
  • 210 N. Main Street
  • Sylvester, GA 31791
  • (229) 776-2055
  • Get Directions

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“ Dear family - we're so sorry to hear of Betty's passing. Please know we are praying for you. ”

Posted by: Carla Andrade - Lawrenceburg, KY

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