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Obituary for Nellie Burks (Simpkins)

Nellie Burks (Simpkins)
Nellie Kay Burks 66, of Prestonsburg, KY passed away Sunday, August 27, 2017 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center at Prestonsburg, KY.
Kay was born April 19, 1951 in Aflex, KY to the late William McKinley Simpkins & Bertha “Adkins” Simpkins.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Odell Burks, sisters, Betty Fannin, Mary Stevens, Lorine Howell, Susie Simpkins.
Kay is survived by her loving sons, James (Dawn) Burks & Kenneth (Shashania) Burks both of Prestonsburg, brothers Riley Simpkins of Pikeville, Jim Simpkins of Caverun, & Troy Scarberry of TN, four sisters, Lizzie Simpkins of Pikeville, Judy Burks of Marion, KY, Linda Simpkins, Minnie Hicks of Pikeville, & Brenda Lawson, five grandchildren; Amber Burks, Kenneth Burks, Regina Burks, Paul Burks & Caleb Burks, two great-grandchildren, James & Chris Addington, and a host of many friends & relatives.
Kay was a member of the Allen Baptist Church. She was also a Prayer Warrior whether it be on Facebook or by phone. She loved to fish and she was a very good “Country Cook”.
Kay had a kind heart and was treasured by all who knew her. She will be forever loved and missed by all.
The family will accept friends 6PM Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at the Thacker Memorial Chapel with a service at 7PM with Dr. Tim Searcy & Jody Conley officiating. Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Thursday, August 31, 2017 and burial will follow at the Annie E. Young Cemetery.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Thacker Memorial Funeral Home of Pikeville, KY.
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