Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Helen H. Burke, age 92 of Ashland, formerly of LaGrange, GA, will be Saturday, March 29 2014 at 2:00 P.M. (3:00 P.M. EST) at Restlawn Cemetery in LaGrange, GA with Rev. Jimmy Boyd officiating.
Mrs. Burke passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at the Clay County Nursing Home. She was a Chambers County, AL, native but had lived most of her life in LaGrange, GA, where she had retired from Callaway Mills after over 30 years of service. Mrs. Burke relocated to Clay County, AL, in 1999.
Mrs. Burke is survived by her daughter, Rebecca Boyd of Oxford, AL; three sons: Durell Burke of Piedmont, AL, Calvin Burke (Leila) of Lineville and Gary Burke (Debra) of Oxford, Al; 7 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Belam Halsey and Eukala Chappel Halsey; her husband, Ernest Burke; one sister and three brothers
Family members and friends will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends at Benefield Funeral Home in Lineville on Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 11:30 to 12:30 P.M. (CST). Friends and family may leave on-line condolences at www.benefieldfuneralhome.com.
Benefield Funeral Home in Lineville is in charge of the arrangements.