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W. Gertrude Burks

W. Gertrude “Memaw” Burks, 93, of Sherwood, died, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014.

She was born Dec. 21, 1920 in Concho County, Texas to Willie B. Waller and James J. Fisher.

Her parents; husband, Woodrow Burks; son, Bill Burks; sister, Mae Wise; and brother, James Fisher, preceded her in death.

She is survived by her son, John Burks; daughter-in-law, Audrey Burks; grandchildren, Angie and Shawn Bogle, Stephanie and Mike Belin, Mac and Heather Burks; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Lois Hardy, Hazel Fisher, and Fae Barham; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 6; a private burial followed

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