Mrs. Virginia Joyce Burke, age 73, of Lyerly, GA, passed away Wednesday November 24, 2010, at her residence. Mrs. Burke was born April 1, 1937, in Summerville, GA, the daughter of the late Dave and Annie Tillery Moore. She was retired from Wal-Mart , a member of Harrell Street Church of God, and preceded in death by a Great-grandchild,Brittany Kellar, Sisters, Helen Dooley, Christine Webb, Brothers, James Moore, Johnny Moore, Dave "Shorty" Moore, and Virgil Moore.

Survivors include her husband, Ed M. Burke, sons and daughters-in-law, Terry & Sherry Helton, Trion, GA, Mike Helton & Sasha McGraw, Summerville, GA, Eric Shon Burke, Newnan, GA, Charles Burke, Dalton, GA, daughters and sons-in-law, Donna & David Tyson, Rebecca Dean, Summerville, GA, Mary Ann & Ken Padgett, Lyerly, GA, Margo Burke, Atlanta, GA. sisters, Ann Wilkerson, and Margaret Kensey, Summerville, GA, 21 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren; special Niece Beatrice Pledger and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral service will be held 3:00 p.m. Tuesday November 30, 2010 from Harrell Street Church of God with Rev Denny Smith, Rev. C.D. Long, and Rev. Kenny Payne officiating with interment in the Greenhills Memory Garden. Active pallbearers, Kenny White, Jr, Terry Helton, Jr, John McGraw, Jr, Scott McGraw, Mark McGraw, Adam McGraw. Honorary pallbearers, Adult Sunday School Class of Harrell Street Chuch of God, Harbin Dialysis Center Staff.

Mrs. Burke will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday November 29, 2010. Mrs. Burke will also lie in state at the church from 2:00 p.m. Tuesday until the service hour.