Karen "Sherri" Burks

Thursday, November 29, 2018

There will be a Celebration of Life service for Karen Sharain “Sherri” Burks, 56, of Lewisburg, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Amazing Grace Community Church, 1046 Unionville Deason Rd., Unionville, TN 37180, with Pastors Mike Hannah and Randall Harmon officiating. Mrs. Burks passed away from this life Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at Maury Regional Health after an extended illness.

There will be no visitation held before the service.

Born Sept. 10, 1962, in Shelbyville, she is preceded in death by parents, Joe Loyd and Mary Sue Maxey Darnell; son, Michael Anthony Darnell; sister, Uytona Fletcher; and nephew, Kenneth J.W. Blindt.

Sherri loved listening to all kinds of music, shopping with her sisters, and spoiling her grandbabies. She started out as a homemaker while raising her two sons, and then later gained employment at several different companies, which include: Sanford, Glen Oaks Health and Rehab, and Century Mold.

Survivors include her husband of 26 years, Larry Brent Burks; son, Terry Brown, Jr. of Lewisburg; grandbabies, Ashton Brown and Brandon Burton; sisters, Elizabeth (Darryl) Chapman of Shelbyville, Dallas Mitchell of Shelbyille, and Jenny (Brian) Jacobs of Lewisburg; brothers, Russell Winsett of Shelbyville and Joe (Brenda) Darnell of Shelbyville; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations may be made to Amazing Grace Community Church, P.O. Box 72, Unionville, TN 37180.

Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family. www.doakhowellfuneralhome.com