Annabelle Burke, 84, of Front Royal, passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2014 in the Warren Memorial Hospital.
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A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 7 at 2:00 p.m. at Calvary Episcopal Church with the Rev. Deborah Rutter officiating. Interment will follow in the Prospect Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Burke was born on August 2, 1929 in Bentonville daughter of the late William Jennings, Sr. and Bessie Lehew Jennings.
She retired after over 30 years with the Sears & Roebuck Company, having been the top salesperson many times in the country.
Mrs. Burke was a member of the Calvary Episcopal Church and a former member of the Eastern Star in Front Royal.
She was married to the late Donald A. "Red" Burke, Sr. who preceded her in death in October of 1993.
Surviving are a son Donald A. Burke, Jr. and wife Shari of Front Royal; two daughters Donna Burke Muller and husband Paul of Front Royal and Sharon Ann Burke Striker and husband Jack of Independent Hill; two sisters Kathleen Calis of Front Royal and Charlotte Beaty of Winchester; two half brothers William Jennings, Jr. of Bentonville and Donnie Jennings of Rileyville; seven grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews. She was also survived by her cat "Cuddles".
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. at the Maddox Funeral Home.
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Maddox Funeral Home
105 West Main Street
Front Royal, VA 22630
Published in Northern Virginia Daily on June 5, 2014