Reva C. Burke, Bargersville

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Reva C. Burke

Reva C. (Stevens) Burke, 96, of Bargersville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at the residence of her daughter Phyllis, surrounded by her loving family.

Born Jan. 3, 1917, in Prairie Creek, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Ruth (Wright) Stevens. She was a graduate of Honey Creek High School in Terre Haute.

On May 8, 1939, she married John R. Burke. He preceded her in death in 2001.

Reva was a homemaker and enjoyed the Indiana Pacers, bowling, crocheting and crossword puzzles.

She is survived by three sons, Michael, John A. and Patrick Burke; a daughter, Phyllis Long; a sister, Norma Jean Choate; 10 grandchildren; and several great- and great-great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by two brothers, Fred and Harry Stevens; a sister, Clara Tanner; and a great-grandson, Daniel McClain.

A private family memorial service will be conducted at a later date.


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