Finley Burke

Friday, September 26, 2003

BENTON, Mo. -- Finley A. Burke, 63, of Benton died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003, at his home.

He was born Jan. 18, 1940, in St. Louis, son of John Adam and Mary Duncan Burke. He and Donna Pulliam were married June 10, 1994, in Cape Girardeau.

Burke was a self-employed small engine repairman, and a member of Unity Baptist Church in Benton.

He was a cook in the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his wife; seven sons, John and Rusty Burke of Benton, Finley Burke Jr., Paul and Kenneth Burke of St. Louis, Chuck Burke, Charlie Burke; a daughter; and several grandchildren.

There is no visitation.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Unity Baptist Church. The Rev. Dennis Lowe will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.