Wilma (Hensley) Burke (1940 - 2013)

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Wilma H. Burke, 73, of Warren County, VA, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 3, 2013.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Maddox Funeral Home in Front Royal, VA conducted by Pastors Jon Heddleston and Tony Allen Bates. Interment will follow in Panorama Memorial Gardens in Waterlick.

Born March 1, 1940 in Rockingham County, VA, Wilma Frances Hensley was the youngest of 11 children of the late Marvin Gruver Hensley and Emma Lee Dean Hensley.

Surviving are her husband James E. Burke, Sr.; five children Debra Hodge, Beverly Samuels, Shelby Eppard, Leon
'Johnny" Eppard, and Teresa Eppard- Dikin; two step-children Juanita Burke and Eddie Burke; one brother Curtis Hensley; eight grandchildren Donald, Kevin, Trenton, Cody, April, Christopher, Ben, and Lauren; seven great grandchildren; and one great great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by one son Leonard "Deno" Eppard, Jr.; and nine of her ten siblings, Elmer, Hettie, Pauline, Eva, Helen, Louise, John, Reba, and Thelma.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November, 5, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Maddox Funeral home.

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Published in Northern Virginia Daily on Nov. 5, 2013