Kimberly Burkes

December 19, 1961 - January 26, 2014

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Thursday, January 30, 2014 2:00 PM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home


Thursday, January 30 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home

Kimberly Kay Burkes, 52, of Mechanicsburg, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2014 in Mercy Memorial Hospital.

She was born December 29, 1961 in Portsmouth, VA.

Kim enjoyed fishing, camping, gardening, going to yard sales and spending time with her kids and grandkids.

She is survived by her husband, Bruce Burkes, her daughters, Tina (Tony) Drummond of S. Charleston and Jennifer Burkes of Mechanicsburg, her sons, David Shriver, Jr. of Mechanicsburg and Brian (Nikki) Shriver of Springfield; her grandchildren, Cadence Schaffer, Addison, Johnathan, Eli & Ela Shriver, Nickolas Ater, Zaiden Oryl and Collin Long; her parents, Rev. John and Alice (Taylor) Long, her brothers, John (Monica) Long, Gary (Lynda) Long, Kevin Long & James (Shelly) Long, her sisters, Pam Long and Robin Long, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends.

She is preceded in death by her step-son, Steve (Burkes) Long, grandmother-in-law, Minnie Burkes, as well as her grandparents.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 30, 2014 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg,OH with the Pastor Jesse Walters officiating. The family will receive friends 2 hours prior to the service.

Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Vernon Funeral Home, 257 W. Main St., Mechanicsburg, OH 43044 to help offset funeral expenses.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com


John Shaffer Jr (Bub) - Jan 29, 2014

I am at a Loss for word’s you were like family, you will be Missed Kim. Not Only by me By so many others This is not Good bye But I’ll see you Later (Bub)

Ron and Phyllis Mullins - Jan 28, 2014

Thinking of your family in your time of sorrow.

Ron and Phyllis Mullins - Jan 28, 2014

Thinking of you all in your time of sorrow, prayers to your family.

Pastor David Hudson - Jan 27, 2014

So sorry for the loss. Praying for Gods comfort during this tragedy.

Dominic and Connie Fulco - Jan 27, 2014

We send our condolences to the family. Our family has know the Long family for a long time and John is our son-in-law. And to Kims mother there is no loss like a daughter.I lost my ROBIN and she is Monicas Longs sister may Kim rest in peace and to her children and husband,She is with her maker now in HEAVEN.

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