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Rites held for George Burke



George Jerry Burke, 63, of Kona, died March 21 at his daughter’s home in Neon.

Born in Pike County to the late Jack and Mary Lou Bentley Burke, he was the widower of Madonna Burke.

He was a brother of the late Raymond Burke, Jimmy Burke and Betty Burke.

Mr. Burke was a mechanic, a coalminer and carpenter, and enjoyed remodeling homes.

Surviving are his exwife, Petrissia Ann Regalado of Gallatin, Tenn.; five daughters, Betty Carter and husband Jeff, and Mary Regalado-Nunez and husband Sergio, all of Gallatin, Tenn., Georgena Branham and husband Shannon of McRoberts, Julia Burke Phoenix and husband Cacien “C” of Neon, and Nancy Beltran of Bethpage, Tenn.; 18 grandchildren; and three brothers, Paul Burke of Jenkins, John Fleming of Mayking, and Henry Fleming of McRoberts.

Funeral services for Mr. Burke were held March 24 at Carty Funeral Home in Neon. Burial was in the McRoberts Cemetery.



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