Tribute for Juanita Burke
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Juanita Burke

May 25, 1928 ~ February 21, 2018 (age 89)

Juanita Jean Burke, 89, of Evans, Georgia died on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

A visitation will be held from 6-7:00 p.m., Sunday, February 25, 2018, at Schooler Funeral Home Brentwood Chapel. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 26, 2018, at First Baptist Church Chapel, 1208 S. Tyler St. with Dr. Chester O’Brien, Rev. Lynn Snider, and Josh Heininger as co-officiants. Interment will be private. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 S. Georgia St., Amarillo, Texas.

Juanita was born May 25, 1928, in Floydada, Texas, to Herbert and Myrtle Meredith. She attended West Texas A&M University and was a longtime member of First Baptist Church. Juanita married H.C. Burke on September 18, 1946. She worked as a dietician for numerous years with Pioneer Natural Gas and then in 1965, she began working with First Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband, H.C., in 2000.

Juanita is survived by one son, Ron Burke and wife Cindy of Sugarland, Texas and her daughter, Cherry Patterson and husband Robert of North Augusta, South Carolina; and 7 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be made to City Church, 205 S. Polk St., Amarillo, Texas or Regency Hospice, 105 Summerwood Way Street D, Aiken, S.C. 29803.

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 Service Information

February 25, 2018

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Schooler Funeral Home Brentwood Chapel
4100 South Georgia
Amarillo, TX 79110

Memorial Service
February 26, 2018

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church Chapel
205 W. 8th St.
Plainview, TX 79072

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