Whitesburg KY

Rita Burke dies

Rita Gaye Burke, 37, of Jenkins, died September 21 at Pikeville Medical Center.

Born in Pikeville to Anthony and Alpha Tackett of Burdine, she was a sister of the late Donnie Wayne Tackett.

Surviving in addition to her parents are two daughters, Ashley Dawn Tackett, Jenkins, and Angel Renee Wright, Dorton; two sons, Larry Oscar Burke and Brandon Lee Burke, both of Shelby Gap; the father of her sons, Larry W. Burke, Huntington, W.Va.; a sister, Sandra Kay Justice, Shelby Gap; and fiancée, Jerry Wright, Dorton.

Funeral services were held September 25 at the Elkhorn Old Regular Baptist Church. Burial was in Elkins & Wright Cemetery at Three Mile.

Polly & Craft Funeral Home of Jenkins had charge of arrangements.

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