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Mike Chester Burke, 87

New Albany MS obituary 2017

Mike Chester Burke

(January 27, 1930 – February 28, 2017)

.Mike Chester Burke, 87, passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at NMMC- In Patient Hospice in Tupelo. He was born January 27, 1930 in Williamson, WV to Henry Burke and Bessie Hall Burke. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a self-employed barber and enjoyed visiting the nursing homes and giving haircuts to friends and others.

Services will be 2:00p.m. Thursday, March 2, 2017 at United Funeral Service with Bro. Joe Gullick and Bro. Gary Yates officiating. Burial will be at Bethel Cemetery. United Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.

He is survived by two daughters, Linda Davis (William) of New Albany and Teresa Burke of New Albany; two sons, Larry Mayo (Margaret) of New Albany and Jerry Burke (Kathy) of Myrtle; nine grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and one great-great grandson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Mary Katherine Mizel Burke; and a daughter, Margie Dillard.

MAR 1. 05:00 PM – 08:00 PM

United Funeral Service, Inc.
700 Highway 15 South
New Albany, MS, US, 38652

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