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Ruby Mae (Adkins) Burke

July 7, 1946 ~ November 19, 2021 (age 75)


Ruby Mae Adkins Burke of West Liberty, KY, passed away Friday, November 19, 2021 at Jackson, KY, at the age of 75 years, 4 months, and 12 days. She was born Sunday, July 7, 1946, at Straight Creek, KY, daughter of the late Lenville & Beulah Caskey Adkins.

Ruby was united in marriage to James Burke. This union was blessed with four children, Stoney Ray, Steven Lenville, Paul Wayne, and Sandra Lee. She retired from the Morgan County Office Building, working as a custodian from 1993 to 2014. She was a Christian, and a member of the Straight Creek Enterprise Baptist Church. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt. She will be missed by all of her family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Sandra Lee Burke; and one sister, Phyllis Adkins.

She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, James Burke; three sons, Stoney Ray Burke & wife, Becky, Steven Lenville Burke & wife, Tamra, and Paul Wayne Burke all of West Liberty, KY; four grandchildren, Kaleb Burke, Maddie Burke, Jenna Evans & husband, Brandon, and Patrick Montgomery; one sister, Louise Howell & husband, Ronald of West Liberty, KY; one brother, Michael Adkins & wife, Sue of Ezel, KY; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Graveside Service, 1:00 p.m., Sunday, November 21, 2021 at the Dock Adkins Cemetery, Hwy 589, West Liberty, KY, with Alonzo Keeton & Woodrow Keeton officiating. Burial to follow. Visitation at 11 a.m., Sunday at the Potter Funeral Home.

Pallbearers: Woodrow Keeton, Alonzo Keeton, Patrick Montgomery, Kaleb Burke, Willie Dixon, Dylan Stevens, Jackie Howell, Jarvis Howell, Jeremy Dalton, and James Adkins.

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November 21, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Potter Funeral Home,Inc.
329 Glenn Avenue
West Liberty, KY 41472

Graveside Service
November 21, 2021

1:00 PM
Dock Adkins Cemetery (West Liberty)

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