Funeral service will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, February 9, 2013, at New Kingdom M.B. Church in Cleveland with Rev. Charles McDavis Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Shaw under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home in Cleveland.
Visitation will be from 1-5 p.m. Friday, February 8, 2013, at the funeral home and from noon-1 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Survivors include wife, Jeanette Burks of Chicago, Ill.; son, Willie L. Burks Jr. of Chicago; daughters, Treva Wright and Sherita Burks, both of Chicago, Ill.; brothers, James Burks, Roy Burks, Troy Burks, Jerry Burks, LaMark Burks, all of Chicago, and Duke Burks of Greenville; sisters, Dorothy McDavis of Cleveland, Joyce B. Lewis and Flora B. Sellers, both of Atlanta, Ga., and Diana F. Burks of Raleigh, N.C.; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Online guestbook may be signed at www.tlredmonfuneralhome.com