Claire Fay Burke
September 5, 1918 – March 26, 2021
Claire Fay Burke, age 102, of Winter Haven, Florida passed away on Friday, March 26, 2021. Claire was born September 5, 1918 in Piedmont, Alabama, her family moved to Florida early in her life.
She married and moved to Indiana. She is predeceased by one daughter, Debra Michael of Brazil, Indiana. She leaves behind five daughters, Shirley (Harold) McCreary of Mooresville, Indiana, Barbara Johnson of Mesa, Arizona, Marjorie Martin-Pound (Keith) of Columbus, Indiana, Marilyn Eckburg of Crossville, Oregon, and Vickie (Craig) Sorely of Indianapolis, Indiana, as well as one son, Charles Johnson of Fort Meade, Florida.
Claire retired from United Technologies, Indianapolis, and moved to Winter Haven in 1980, where she became very active in missionary work, serving in South America, Taiwan, and Dominican Republic. She was most proud of her work as a missionary.
Claire was a member of Baptist Temple of Dundee for many years. Claire requested no funeral, and no visitation. A graveside memorial will be held at Glen Abbey, Auburndale, Florida.
Thursday, April 1, 2021