Melvin Burks Jr.

M, #2132, b. 19 February 1973, d. 4 January 2006
     Melvin Burks Jr. was born on 19 February 1973 at Springdale, Washington, Arkansas. He died on 4 January 2006 at Huntsville, Madison, Arkansas, at age 32. He was buried on 10 January 2006 at Friendship Cemetery, Springdale, Washington, Arkansas.
MihlnCirrald Burkv, Jr. Me! wn Gerald Buiks, Jr . 2. of Huklsulle.died Jan 4, 2t 1 16, at Huntsville He was born I eh N, H71 at Spnngdale, the son of Melvin (ierald and Belinda Gail Munvll Burks, Sr He was a farm worker, enjoyed hunting and fishing He was a lifelong resident ol this aiea. Survivors include his loving wife. Mist) Rose Burks of the home to whom he was married Sept. 22. IW.V his parents of Spnngdale. one son, Joshua Thomas Buiks of the home; two daughters. Tierra Bonnie Rose Buiks and Amber Dawn Burks of the home; one sister. Kimherl) Burnctte and husband Jackie of Spnngdale, three nieces, and one nepla-w, nepla-w, nepla-w, man) aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services wea' held Tuesday. Jan 10. 2KK. at Sisco Funeral Chapel of Spnngdale w ith Rev Bill Williams officiating. Bunal was la-Id la-Id la-Id in the Friendship Cemetery. Pallbearers were. Bradley Smith, Homer Smith. Willie Blackston, Randy Smith, Melvin Murrell and Billy Joe Thompson. Honorary palltvarers were: Jackie Bumette, Sr., Mike l.lwm. Many Flwin, Curtis Thompson and Jackie Bumette. Jr.
Clipped from The Madison County Record, 12 Jan 2006, Thu, Page 7

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     Melvin Burks Jr. was listed in Beverly June Burks's obituary on 19 July 2004 as a pallbearer.
Beverly Gibson
SPRINGDALE -- Beverly Gibson, 47, of Springdale died July 17, 2004, at Springdale Health and Rehab. She was born Aug. 11, 1956, in Springdale to Walter James and Essie May Blackston Burks. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, David Gibson of the home, whom she married Dec. 28,1972; two daughters, Jennifer Bean of Lowell and Tammy Landers of Springdale; three brothers, James Burks and Melvin Burks Sr., both of Springdale, and Robert Burks Sr. of Hindsville; two sisters, Wilma Elwin of Springdale and Dianna Thompson of Goshen; nine grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Sisco Funeral Chapel in Springdale with the Rev. Bill Williams and the Rev. Larry Tolbert officiating. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Michael Elwin, Marty Elwin, Billy Thompson, Robert Burks Jr., Melvin Burks Jr. and Scotty Burks. Honorary pallbearers will be Dusty Gibson, William McKelvey, Jacob McKelvey, Curtis Thompson, Earl Clampet and Jack Burnett.

Visitation will begin at noon today at the funeral home. The family will be present from 5 to 7 p.m.