Virginia Mae Burke


Virginia Mae Burke, 81, of Crossville, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, at Wyndridge Health & Rehab Center in Crossville.
She was born May 30, 1937, in Covington, KY, daughter of the late Anthony Stanken and Martha Mae (Knoff) Stanken.
Virginia was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother who will be missed dearly by her family.
She is survived by her son, James W. Burke of Ohio; daughter, Deborah Marlatt of Crossville; seven grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and brothers, Tommy Stanken of Kentucky and Paul Stanken of Kentucky.
In addition to her parents, Virginia is preceded in death by her husband, Sam William Burke.
Memorial services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home on Sunday, Dec. 23, at 4 p.m. with Rev. Lee Afilano officiating.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. ( was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on December 26, 2018
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