Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 12:06 pm
The Messenger, September 17, 2012
Willene (Clark) Burden, 74, of Union City died at Golden Living Center Sept. 15, 2012.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at White & Mahon Funeral Home in Troy, with the Rev. Perry Grills officiating. Burial will follow in Antioch Cemetery near Hornbeak.
The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Friends and family will serve as pallbearers.
She was born Nov. 2, 1937, in Missouri, daughter of the late Paul and Myrtle (Cross) Clark. She married Bill Alfred Burden in 1952. He died March 1, 2010. She was a retired employee of the former Village Drugs in Dyersburg and was a member of Union City Baptist Temple.
Survivors include her son, Billy Burden of Ripley; a dear friend, Peggy Ingram of Ripley; her sister, Nadine Marbry of Union City; two grandchildren, Jennifer Davis and Adam Burden, both of Dyersburg; and several great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Laura June Moore; and two brothers, Paul Clark and Gaylon Clark.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.