Betty Murray Burke - CLAXTON - Betty Murray Burke, 54, of Claxton, passed away on December 31, 2012, after a long battle of illnesses. Betty was born in Jesup to the late James Arthur and Ruby Morgan Murray. She moved to Savannah in 1962 and lived in Savannah before moving back to Jesup in 1997. She worked as a manager for Krispy-Chic, and was a member of House of Worship & Ministries in Jesup. Her love of life and family will live on for generations to come. She is preceded in death by not only her parents, but sister Hazel Natier, and brothers Preston Murray and John Murray. She is survived by her loving husband of over 37 years William Billy Burke of Claxton, sons William C. Burke, Jr. of Jesup and Robert Shane Burke(Amy) of Waycross, brother James Murray, Jr. of Rincon, sisters Vernelle Aspinwall of Jesup and Janet Edwards of Lincoln Park, MI, 10 grandchildren, sister in law Lynn Murray of Byromville, GA, and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from 6-8pm on Thursday, January 3 at Fairhaven Funeral Home, Hubert C. Baker Chapel 7415 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Savannah, GA. Funeral Services will be held at 2pm on Friday in the Chapel of Fairhaven with Pastor Mickey Tomberlin officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwich Cemetery. Savannah Morning News January 3, 2013 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries.
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Published in Savannah Morning News on Jan. 3, 2013