Mary Marjorie Burk
March 31, 1931 – May 16, 2018
Mary M. Burk, 87, of Greencastle, passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at her residence.
She was born March 31, 1931 in Douglas County, the daughter of Claude Douglas and Lillian (Davis) Kellams. She was a graduate of Newman High School, Newman, IL
Mary had owned and operated with husband, Duane, Burk’s Market in Bainbridge, where they lived for several years. She had previously worked at Mallory’s and the Putnamville Correctional Facility.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Duane T. “Doodle” Burk; a son, Jay Michael Burk; her parents; and two brothers, Marshall Forren and Billy Kellams.
Mary is survived by her daughter, Jennifer (husband, Steve) Walters; son, Jeffrey D. Burk; grandchildren, Keagan Allen Burk, Deyton Burk, Michael Walters, and Katie Walters.
Memorial services will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until time of service on Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Mary’s memory and her love of animals to the Humane Society of Putnam County P.O. Box 444 Greencastle, IN. 46135
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family c/o www.Hopkins-Rector.com
Humane Society of Putnam County
PO Box 444, Greencastle, Indiana 46135
- Visitation Saturday, June 9, 2018
- Memorial Service Saturday, June 9, 2018
Mary Marjorie Burk
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Gary and Marjorie Hood
May 29, 2018
So sorry to hear about Mary. She was such a kind and caring lady. She will be missed.
May 21, 2018
Jennifer & Jeff
Our heartfelt sympathies are with both of you. Mary was such a sweet person, always more than kind to me.