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Nancy J. Burks
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Nancy J. Burks, 64, passed away Wednesday morning, September 13, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her loving husband and children.
Nancy formerly worked for Smoler Brothers Garment Factory in Herrin, Walmart in Herrin and Carbondale and she retired from SIU University at Carbondale.
Nancy was born January 28, 1953 in Herrin, IL to Robert and Violet (Barnett) Hill.
Nancy was united in marriage with Dennis E. Burks on August 29, 1970 in Hurst, IL.
Surviving are her husband of 47 years, Dennis E. Burks of Herrin; daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie and Trevor Seibert of Millstadt; son, Michael Burks of Herrin; four grandchildren, Todd Seibert, Lauren Seibert, Sierra Burks, Baileigh Schroeder; brother and sister-in-law, Glen and Karen Hill of Hurst; two sisters, Nola Hill of Herrin, Barbara Johnson of Murphysboro; aunt, Mary Lou Reames of Gorham; several cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Junior Leon and Dorothy Mae Burks.
Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin with Pastor Greg Parker and Pastor Fred Russell officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Herrin City Cemetery in Herrin. Memorial donations are suggested and may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

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11:00 AM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

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Herrin City Cemetery

Stotlar & Bandyville Road
Herrin, IL 62948

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

#5 Schiber Court
Maryville, IL 62062

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