Joseph M. BURKS

News Death Notice

BURKS, Joseph M. age 66, of Middletown, passed away Sunday, November 11, 2012. He was born April 14, 1946 in Montgomery, Alabama. Joseph worked at Middletown Hospital for many years. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Burks; children, Joseph Burks, Chad Burks and Adrienne Burks; 7 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild; sisters, Bettie (Rodney) Carl, Juanita Burks, Viola (AL) Adjahoe and Christine Burks; brothers, Thomas Burks, Samuel Burks and Leonard Burks; and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by both parents, James and Orlean Burks; three brothers, James, Christopher and David Burks. Funeral services will be held Friday, November 16, 2012 at 12:00 pm at Faith United Church (9 Baltimore St., Middletown, OH) with Rev. Michael Bailey officiating. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to time of service. Burial will follow in Butler County Memorial Park. To send a special online message to the family, please visit

Published in Journal-News from Nov. 14 to Nov. 15, 2012