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Gertrude (Trudy) Emily Burke

Obituary Date: Thursday, August 15, 2013

Mrs. Gertrude (Trudy) Emily Burke, age 87 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2013.

Mrs. Burke was born on May 17, 1926 to the late Frank Lee and Ora Tatum Sutton of Sautee. Mrs. Burke was a homemaker after retiring from Orbit Manufacturing. She also worked at Wilco Hosiery Mill. She was preceded in death by her brothers Arthur N. Sutton, Eddie Sutton and her beloved son, John L. Burke.

Survivors include her husband of 70 years, John Burke, Cleveland; daughter, Wanda Burke, Baldwin; daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Jerry Vandiver, Gainesville; sister, Annie Lee Cathey; grandchildren, Tony and Tina Vandiver, Sautee; Tracy and Chris McConnell, Gainesville; Chris and Leah Burke, Cleveland; Jenny Massey, Homer; Jaci Wright, Sharon Wright, Christi Queene; great-grandchildren, Abby, AJ and Annabeth Vandiver; Gavin and Emily McConnell; Karlie and Linsey Burke; Gracelyn and Jamieson Massey; and many other family members also survive.

Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 PM Saturday, August 17, 2013 from the Chapel of Barrett Funeral Home. The Rev. Michael Wilkes will officiate. Interment will follow in Yonah View Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 PM Friday at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be made to the family at

Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
Funeral Date
08/17/2013 at 12:00AM
Funeral Home
Barrett Funeral Home