Minnie Burks

December 15, 1919 - December 19, 2013

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Monday, December 23, 2013 1:00 PM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home


Monday, December 23 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home

Minnie M. (VanHoose) Burks, 94, of Mechanicsburg, Ohio passed away December 20, 2013 in her residence.

She was born December 15, 1919 in Paintsville, Kentucky, the daughter of Arley A. and Emma (Culwell) VanHoose.

Minnie is survived by sister, Rushie (Sam) Stires of Mechanicsburg; sons, Hershell (Janet) Burks of Mechanicsburg, Mike Burks of Mechanicsburg, Tony Burks of Mechanicsburg; grandchildren, Mark Ankrom of Mechanicsburg, Randy Ankrom, Teresa (Dave) Flora of Mingo, Kevin Ankrom of Mechanicsburg, Bruce (Kim) Burks of Mechanicsburg, Brad Burks of Mechanicsburg, Jerri Henry of Urbana, Chad Burks of Dayton, Jessica (Guy) Grolla of Springfield, Jerrod (Brandy) Burks of Mechanicsburg, Brandon Burks of Springfield; as well as numerous great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Minnie is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clarence Burks of Mechanicsburg; her daughter, Doris (Clem) Ankron of Mechanicsburg; brothers, Carmel VanHoose, Ray VanHoose, Hershell VanHoose, Earl VanHoose of Kentucky, Russell VanHoose of Ohio; sister, Eura Mae Fairchild of Mechanicsburg.

A funeral service will be held at 1p.m. on Monday, December 23, 2013 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg with Pastors Garry Grim and Darrell Cummings officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Mutual.

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


Carol Drown - Dec 23, 2013

So sorry to hear of the loss of your aunt. Such a special person will be missed. Hope you can share your holidays with family and friends.
Love, Carol

D Robinson - Dec 22, 2013

Burks Family, I want to express my sympathy for the loss of your dear love one. Please find comfort in the bible at Reelation 21;3,4 because god cares for you.

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