SIKESTON, Mo. -- Billie M. "Nana" Burch, 88 of Sikeston died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at her home.
She was born Oct. 8, 1913, in Lanty, Ark., daughter of William and Lillie Etta Hall Montgomery. She and Ardie Morgan Burch were married Dec. 8, 1934, and he died April 8, 1968.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and was active in the family business, Burch Brothers Garage, in Matthews, Mo., and later for Burch Food Service until her retirement. She had served as a volunteer at Delta Medical Center for 18 years and received the Volunteer of the Year award from Bell Telephone Co. and the Woman of the Year award from the Business and Professional Women's Club.
Survivors include a son, Bill Burch of Sikeston; a stepson, Harold Burch of Sikeston; two sisters, Ruth Hudson of Austin, Texas, and Maxine Romines of Matthews; two grandchildren; a stepgrandaughter; and three great-grandsons.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, two sisters and a stepson.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Sandra Schaller officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery.