Obituary of Jack Burks
Jack Marvin Burks, 85, passed away on January 9th, 2019, after a brief illness. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 12, at the Thompson Funeral home Greenlawn Memorial Park. The service will be held at the Mausoleum Chapel at 3:30 PM.
Mr. Burks, a Vietnam Army veteran, retired from the Army in 1973 after serving 20 years of honorable service. He was a Sergeant First Class in the Infantry. He is the recipient of two Bronze Stars with Valor.
Mr. Burks was predeceased by his loving wife, Annemarie Burks; his father, Forest E. Burks; his mother, Cecilia Burks; and his brother, Eugene Burks. He is survived by daughters, Ramona Linville (Kenny), Judy Simpson (Ron), Jackie Burks, Regina Cowart (AL); son, Billie Joe Burks (Gaye); 14 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Saint Jude’s Research Hospital, PO Box 50, Memphis TN 38101.