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Cheryl Burke

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Cheryl Burke, of Spring, Texas, passed away on November 18, 2012. She was born to Ross and Hilda Byers in Houston on December 10, 1952, graduated from Sam Houston High School in 1971 and then went on to earn her Dental Hygiene degree at The University of Texas Dental School. Cheryl married her junior high school sweetheart, Tommy Burke, and the two shared a lifetime of memories in their 47 years together. She gave birth to two daughters and was instrumental in the raising of all her friends' children and her two precious grandchildren as well. Cheryl was a member of the Texas Dental Hygiene Association, Western Regional Examining Board and was past president of the Greater Houston Dental Hygiene Association. Cheryl is survived by husband Tommy Burke; daughters Meredith Burke and Amanda Farrand; sister Linda Maxwell; and grandchildren Mason and Marley Garrett. A celebration of Cheryl's life will be held at 10 AM on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 in the chapel of Brookside Funeral Home Champions. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her name to the Association of Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD) at www.theaftd.org.


Published in Houston Chronicle on Nov. 19, 2012
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