Mary Jean Burke

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Mary Jean Burke, age 71 of Cookeville passed from this life Friday, Jan. 13, 2017,

She was born Wednesday, Jan. 31, 1945, in Nashville, TN. She is preceded in death by her parents, the late Eugene and Mary Westerfield Englebert.

Mary Jean worked for the State of Tennessee for over 40 years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend to all.

She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Roger Burke. She is also survived by her daughters Sherry B. Henderson and Stephanie (Brian) Landtroop; one granddaughter, Caroline Henderson; one grandson,

Nicholas Reddze; a sister, JoAnn Myers; a brother, Eugene Englebert, Jr.; and a niece, Angela Lutzker.

Graveside services for Mary Jean were held Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Cookeville City Cemetery with Bro. Roger Cooper officiating.

The family received friends at Crest Lawn Funeral Home Sunday, Jan. 15, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made St. Jude Children's Hospital.

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