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Esther Marie BURKS

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BURKS, Esther Marie 85, of Springfield, passed away on Thursday, July 31, 2014 in the Springfield Regional Medical Center. She was born on August 13, 1928 in Charleston, West Virginia, the daughter of Elbon and Willie Mae Bailey. Esther loved her family and in her earlier years she had a little silk flower shop that she ran out of her home in London, Ohio. In 1986 she was preceded in death by her husband, Cramer Burks Sr. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Cramer and Holly Burks of Springfield, her daughter, Susan Nicholls of Jackson, Ohio; four grandchildren: Heather (Dana) West, Megan and Micharti Nicholls, and Chad Seaman; three great grandchildren: Morgan, Jacob, and Regan; one sister, Wilda Hall of Springfield, several nieces and nephews, and special friend, Rita Matthews. Esther was also preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Virginia Wirtz, and three brothers: Wilbur, Homer, and Guy Bailey. A gathering of family and friends will be held Monday, August 4, 2014 from 5-7:00 p.m. in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME where services will follow the visitation at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Chuck Graham officiating. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. in the Ed Bailey Cemetery, Sissonville, West Virginia. You may express condolences at www.littletonandrue.com


Published in Springfield News-Sun from Aug. 2 to Aug. 3, 2014
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