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Barbara Burke, 87, of Crossville, passed away Friday, April 29, 2016, at Wharton Nursing Home in Pleasant Hill, TN.
She was born Jan. 4, 1929, in Memphis, TN, daughter of the late Walter Guy Looney and Lutie Elizabeth (Entrikin) Looney.
Barbara was a beloved teacher, mother, grandmother and friend. She was also a member of First United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her son, Robert Burke of Georgia; daughters, Babs Katrina Burke of Ely, MN, and Melanie Loperano of Georgia; grandchildren, Ciara and Riley.
In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded by her daughters, Mary Jane Burke and Julie Ava Burke.
Funeral services were held at First United Methodist Church on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Drew Shelley officiating. Interment in Green Acres Memory Gardens.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on May 3, 2016
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