Burke, Marsha Ray

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Marsha Ray Burke, 63, of Chattanooga, died on Friday, February 1, 2013 at home with her loving family by her side.

Survivors include her husband of 40 years, James Burke; three sons, James Burke II, Danny Burke and Joshua Burke; father, Cecil Gates.

A private service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson, Tn. 37343, 423 531-3975.

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