Norman Lindsey Burke

February 10, 1960 ~ November 11, 2020 (age 60)


Norman Lindsey Burke, age 60, of Riceville passed away Wednesday, Nov, 11, 2020. He was a native and lifelong resident of McMinn County and was the son of the late Norman Denzil and Bettye Jane Owens Burke. He was a member at Eastanallee Baptist Church, a veteran having served in the U.S. Army, and a long time employee of Wright Brothers Construction Company of Charleston TN
Survivors include wife of 29 years, Rita Raper Burke of Riceville.
Brother and sister-in-law Richard Burke (Daris) of Athens.
Daughter and son-in-law; Heather Amanda Burke Jarvis (Wayne) of Roseville, Michigan; step children, Steven Gentry (Diamond) of Riceville, Sherry Gentry of Athens; Grandchildren, Mahalia Gentry, Gatlin Gentry, Sierra Gentry, Tory Gentry; Great grandchildren; Emmi Ferguson, Willow Gentry; nephews and nieces, Matthew (Katie) Burke, Rachel Burke and Rebekah Burke; great niece, Kennedy Burke; Step mother, Geneva Burke of Athens
Graveside services will be 1:00 pm Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020 at Eastanallee Cemetery with the Bill Holland and Dr Richard Sego officiating.  Those unable to attend may send condolences to Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home will be in charge of the arrangements.

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Graveside Service
November 14, 2020

1:00 PM

Riceville, TN 37370

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