Mary Blanche Burkhead


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May 31st, 1922 - January 11th, 2013

From: Mexico, MO
Visitation: 6:00-8:00pm Sunday
January 13, 2013
Clary Funeral Home
Alton, MO
Funeral: 11:00am Monday
January 14, 2013
Clary Funeral Home
Alton MO.
Burial: Cave Springs Cemetery
Alton, MO

Mary Blanche (Cloven) Burkhead, born May 31, 1922, took Jesus’ hand on January 10, 2013 to sit at His feet for eternity.

She joined her beloved husband, Wilburn Burkhead, granddaughter, Angela (Burkhead) Sorrell, grandson, Wayne Chrismer, four brothers, two sisters and a host of other family and friends.

Blanche is survived by children, Bill (Sue) Burkhead, Carl (Shirley) Burkhead, Lonnie (Connie) Burkhead, Linda (Bernard) O’Toole, Vera (Bob) Chrismer, Lois (Dennis) Sutton, Betty (Gene) Owen, Wilma (John) Madrid, 17 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, 9 great-great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends.

Services will be at 11:00am Monday, January 14, 2013 at the Clary Funeral Home,l Alton, MO with Bro. David Honeycutt and Bro. Wayne Cloven officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, 6:00-8:00p, at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Cave Springs Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Greg Burkhead, Jason Burkhead, Matt Burkhead, Jeff Owen, Aaron Madrid and Darren Sorrell, honorary pallbearers will be Joey Owen, John O’Toole, Jesse Tweedy, David Sorrell and Brad Burkhead.




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Condolences Received:

dianna vineyard & beth vineyard
11 Jan 2013, 19:07
we will always have loving memories of you even tho we will miss you dearly we know u are in a better place
-dianna & beth vineyard and family
Darrell and Esther Strain
12 Jan 2013, 04:44
Sorry to hear of Mrs Burkhead's passing. The family has our prayers and sympathy.
Doris Johnson
12 Jan 2013, 09:12
I only know Carl, however, I know how difficult it is to give up a parent, even though we know their suffering is over. My sympathy to Blanche's family.
Doris Johnson
Alton
Melva Weinerth
13 Jan 2013, 09:05
My prayers are with all of you at time of loss.But know aunt Blanche is happy back with uncle .An both are singing Jesus's praise.
Joyce and Truman Mauldin
13 Jan 2013, 11:28
Mrs Burkhead was our neighbor for years in Alton, long before her husband passed away, we chatted across the street with each other,on a pretty daily basis. It was a pleasure to know her. Condolences to her family.
Jr. Elliott
13 Jan 2013, 19:03
Sorry to hear about your loss. Bill carl and Lonnie I have many memories
of your family when we were in Cave Springs School.
Jr. Elliott
13 Jan 2013, 19:03
Sorry to hear about your loss. Bill carl and Lonnie I have many memories
of your family when we were in Cave Springs School.
Nancy Reed
15 Jan 2013, 00:01
Carl and Shirley. Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your Mother.I know you had a hard day today. My best wishes, Nancy Reed