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Mrs. Burke, 76, succumbs

Learlene Burke, 76, of Jenkins died December 23 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

Born in Letcher County to the late Martin and Learlie Smallwood Ratliff, she was a grandmother of the late James Burke and a sister of the late Troy Ratliff .

She was a volunteer with the Relay for Life program.

Surviving are her husband, Granville Burke; a daughter, Donna Ballard and husband Mike, Jonesboro, Ind.; five sons, James Polly and wife Berenda, Burdine, David Polly and wife Penny, Pound, Va., Granville Mark Burke and wife Peggy, Gas City, Ind., Timothy Everly Burke and wife Cindy, Noblesville, Ind., and Dawson Isaac, Indiana; and grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held December 28 at the Polly & Craft Funeral Home in Jenkins. Burial was in Rob Ratliff Cemetery.

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