Posted: Monday, January 10, 2011 1:17 pm
The Messenger, January 10, 2011
Elvis Burkeen, 77, of Hickman, Ky., died 11:12 p.m. Jan. 6, 2011, at Parkway Regional Hospital in Fulton.
Services were set for 2 p.m. today at Strong Funeral Home in Hickman, with the Revs. Greg Wells and Jim Fortner officiating. Burial was to follow in Hickman City Cemetery.
Pallbearers were to be Marco Pasholk, Curt Stowe, Mark Pasholk, Bill Howard, Dave Okrasinski and Terry Burkeen.
He was born Aug. 31, 1933, in Miller, son of the late Willie and Carrie (Warren) Burkeen. He was a member of Midway Baptist Church near Hickman and was a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Burkeen; three daughters, Deborah Pasholk and Barbara Okrasinski, both of Elgin, Ill., and Vickie Howard of Oswego, Ill.; two brothers, Roy Burkeen of Hawaii and Ralph Burkeen of Tampa, Fla.; two sisters, Lorene Goodman and Kathryn Wood, both of Hickman; and three grandchildren, a step-grandchild and three step-great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers, O’Dell Burkeen, Jesse Burkeen and Jerry Burkeen; and his sister, Ruby Sponehouse.