Mr. John Robert Burks

Published 6:47 pm Thursday, April 12, 2018

John Robert Burks passed away Thursday.

He was born May 4, 1936, the late Johnnie and Florine Burks.

He graduated from Ethel W. Kight High School. He was a retired truck driver and also worked in the textile industry.

He was a faithful member of Louise United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his son, James (Angela) Burks; four grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; two brothers, Walter Lehman (Montez) Burks of Chattanooga, Tennessee and Raleigh (Jean) Burks of Brandon, Mississippi; two sisters, Ernestine Arnold of Southfield, Michigan and Beverly Kenneybrew of Mountville, Georgia; aunts, Doris Brown of Mountville, Georgia and Rose Burks of Detroit, Michigan; two brothers-in-law, James Morgan and J. C. Bray; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The service will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Branch Hebron Baptist Church.

The family will be at their home at 44 John Burks Road.

The excellent care of Mr. Burks is being provided by

Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Funeral Home.