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Ellen Merle Burks

Ellen Merle Burks, 89, of Willard, MO, passed away in Willard Care Center on July 8, 2011. She was the daughter of Arthur and Flossie Hatten born February 14, 1922 in Beggs, Oklahoma.

She was married for 70 years to Dale Burks, the one love of her life, in 1941. Mother of 5 children, 3 boys and 2 girls, 12 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, 4 siblings, 3 sisters

and l brother. Ellen was preceded in death by her sister Daisy and brother Tommy.

A funeral service will be held Monday, July 11, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. in Klingner-Cope Family Funeral Home at White Chapel, 5234 W. State Hwy EE (West Division St.), Springfield, MO with the interment to follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens.

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Published in the News-Leader on July 10, 2011
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