Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Belinda Gail Burks, 56, of Cassville, passed away Friday, May 24, 2013, at her home.

She was born in Springdale, Ark., Feb. 18, 1957, the daughter of Melvin and Bonnie (Thomas) Murrell. On March 1, 1972, in Huntsville, Ark., she was united in marriage to Melvin Gerald Burks, who preceded her in death on April 7, 2012. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one son, Melvin Gerald Burks, Jr.

Survivors include: her daughter, Kimberly Burnette and her husband, Jack, of Cassville; one brother, Melvin Murrell and his wife, Pauline, of Ravenden, Ark.; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She grew up and attended school in Springdale, Ark. She was a homemaker all her life. She was a member of The Gospel of Peace Church in Springdale, Ark.

Memorial services were held Monday in The Gospel of Peace Church, Springdale, Ark.

Cremation arrangements were under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

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