Betty June Burke, Porum resident, died Monday July 2, 2018 at her home. She was 84.
Betty was born June 3, 1934 in La Mesa, New Mexico the daughter of Tolbert and Frona (Chaney) Tillman. She was a homemaker. Betty loved music, she was an accomplished guitar player and songwriter. She also loved fishing for crappie on Lake Eufaula.
She is survived by a daughter Sheryl Williams of Porum; two sons Larry Butler and wife Shirley of Hernando, MS and Floyd Butler and wife Kim of East Prairie, MO; three sisters, Eula Mae Alkire, Hope Cook and Imagene Tillman; eight grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Charles “Stoney” Burke, one daughter Terria Lynn Gore, one sister Patty Worley and two brothers Nolan Tillman and Jack Tillman.
A memorial service will be held 11:00 am Monday July 9, 2018 at the Agent Millsap Event Center in Gore with Bro. Burkham officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home of Webbers Falls.
The family would like to offer their thanks to the staff of Cima Hospice for the care they provided to Betty.