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Obituary for Bonnie Jo Burke (Preston)

Bonnie Jo Burke
1938 – 2024

Bonnie Jo Burke, 85, of beloved resident of Kitts Hill, OH, passed away, Friday, February 9th, 2024. She was born July 1, 1938 in Greenup, KY; a daughter of the late Espie and Ernestine Collingsworth Preston.

Bonnie was married to the love of her life, the late James Burke and together they shared many beautiful years. Bonnie led a fulling life, finding joy in simple pleasures. She had a passion for reading, and spent countless hours immersed in books. In addition, Bonnie has a talent for quilting, creating intricate and stunning pieces.

Bonnie was a retired nurse and a school bus driver, dedicating her life to helping others. She touched the lives of many with her kindness and compassion. But above all, Bonnie cherished spending time with her loved ones. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, sister, and friend.

She is survived by her sons, Jim (Betty) Burke, Steve (Pat) Burke, and Rick (Lisa) Burke; a daughter, Kathy (Mike) Yowell, a son in law, Jack Kelly. Bonnie leaves behind numerous grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, who brought immense joy to her life. A special mention of her eldest granddaughter, Stella Kelly-Delawder and her husband,Tim Delawder for the years of assistance and care to Bonnie.

In addition to her parents, and husband, she is preceded in death by a daughter, Christy, but her memory will forever live on in the hearts of those who knew and loved her.

Bonnie Jo Burke will be dearly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her. Her warm smile, loving nature, and dedication to her family will never be forgotten. May she rest in eternal peace.

Arrangements by Sparks Funeral in Grayson, KY.

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