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Ada Burke dies in Virginia



Ada Evelyn Burke, 85, of Clintwood, Va., died January 9 at Dickenson Community Hospital in Clintwood.

A daughter of the late Josh and Rachel Justice Maggard, she was the widow of George Burke.

She was the mother of the late Jackie Earl Roberts and Brenda Carol Sturgill, and a sister of the late Alonzo Maggard, Josh Maggard

Jr., Edith Mae Sturgill, Lona Bolling and Minerva Cornett.

Surviving are four sons, Bobby Roberts, David Carl Roberts and Greg Roberts, all of Eolia, and William Roberts of Kingsport, Tenn.; two daughters, Thelma Jean Maggard, Partridge, and Mabelene Brock, Eolia; a sister, Hattie Shook, Richmond, Va.; 27 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held January 13 at Rockvine Church. Burial was in Phillips Cemetery at Flat Gap.

Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.



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