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Almeta "Ninny" Burks Obituary


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“http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIeHDR5VeXY I will always love you ♥ This song is for you ♥ ”
1 of 35 | Posted by: Juliette Ha - Germany, KY

“I sure love you Aunt Almeta and will miss you very much!!! Please give my mommy and daddy a hug. I know that you have found that Peace that passes...Read More »
2 of 35 | Posted by: Kitty Downey - Jeffersonville, IN

“Did i wake you up? This was always my first question by our weekly telephone call. We have spent many hours over the past 50 years talking about my...Read More »
3 of 35 | Posted by: Charles lester Burks - Germany, KY

“Dea Ninny Most people take everything they have for granted, but you didnt you, you apreciated everything you ever had or got that is why i look...Read More »
4 of 35 | Posted by: Patricia - Vine Grove, KY

“NInny, you are my heart and soul i will never stop loving you and i know you will never stop loving us from up above. While you're up there looking...Read More »
5 of 35 | Posted by: Becky - Vine Grove, KY

“Dear Ninny Most people take everything they have for granted, but you didn't you appreciated everything you ever had or got that is why I look at...Read More »
6 of 35 | Posted by: Patricia - Vine Grove, KY

“For the short time I got to know you, you where a very sweet lady. Loved by many. You will be missed and forever in our thoughts. It was truly a...Read More »
7 of 35 | Posted by: Cathy Lynn - Louisville, KY

“You were only in my life a few years, but I got some of the best advise talking to you.You taught me lessons in life that I am sure you would not...Read More »
8 of 35 | Posted by: Faith - Louisville, KY - Friend

“You was a very sweet lady. I didnt get to know you well but you did say at one time my lil ones could call you grandma too everybody else. Hope you...Read More »
9 of 35 | Posted by: Amanda - Louisville, KY - Friend

“Bubba I am sorry for your loss. I know your ninny was a awesome woman and I am so thankful for the way she accepted all of us. Just know shes in a...Read More »
10 of 35 | Posted by: Jackie Mudrie Fulner - Fairdale , KY

“Love and miss you. Thanks for letting me hang out with you ”
11 of 35 | Posted by: slim - Louisville, KY - grandson

“We love you very much Granny. You will always be with us and we know you will help guide us in our journey through life. You will forever be in our...Read More »
12 of 35 | Posted by: Brandon and Tyanna Madden - KY

“Granny, Even before I married your Grandson, you treated me like I was part of the family. I will always remember your gentle touch, your sweet...Read More »
13 of 35 | Posted by: shannon - Elizabethtown, KY

“Mom We were togather for 59 years and the love you showed me, was a real mothers love. I hope that I showed you that I love you so.I just don't...Read More »
14 of 35 | Posted by: Deborah Smith - Louisville, KY

“Leave a condolence or a memory. ”
15 of 35 | Posted by: Mary - New Albany , IN

“Even though I'm technically no longer family, you never made me feel that way. You always told me you loved me and I was your granddaughter. You are...Read More »
16 of 35 | Posted by: Rebecca - Elizabethtown , KY

“I love u and miss u so much ninny you ate my angle now love you with all my heart and soul ”
17 of 35 | Posted by: Barbara - louisville, KY

“Dear Grandma ♥ You were always my hero! You had a lot of sadness in your life. But you have always stood up for your loved ones and been there,...Read More »
18 of 35 | Posted by: Carina Hartmann-Burks - Germany

“Ninny, you were one awesome lady. Love you and will miss you. I'm thankful to have known you and to enjoy your company on many occassions. Youe...Read More »
19 of 35 | Posted by: Meg - Louisville, KY - Joey's Mom

“I am proud to carry the roots of my granny I hope to be half the woman that my granny is I WILL see you soon granny my heart to yours I love you...Read More »
20 of 35 | Posted by: Amanda/Renia - Sellersburg, IN

“I Love You Very Much ”
21 of 35 | Posted by: Carmella Vandgrift - Louisville, KY

“From the moment I met you I loved you. Your hugs, your smile, your kind words will be cherished forever. You gave me a special gift right before you...Read More »
22 of 35 | Posted by: Bernice - West Point, KY

“Dear Grandma, you're a very special person to me. I had never seen you in real live only on facebook, but I know you are a beautiful, beautiful lady...Read More »
23 of 35 | Posted by: Juliette Ha - Germany, KY

“May GOD comfort your family during this time. Peace & Blessings to you all. ”
24 of 35 | Posted by: Anthony & Mary Walden - Boston, KY

“You are one special lady and i will never forget your wonderful hugs.... I love you NINNY rest easy!!!!!! ”
25 of 35 | Posted by: Jessica - louisville, KY - family

“Mom, You are the the love of my life. You gave me the love that only my mom could give. I pray that I made you feel the same love that you made me...Read More »
26 of 35 | Posted by: Diana Cook - Louisville, KY

“Thank you for 25 years of unconditional love . I will love you forever with all my heart .You will always be my granny ”
27 of 35 | Posted by: kay - Brandenburg, KY

“We were all so Blessed to have you a part of our life. 87 years may sound like a long time, but it just didn't seem like long enough to have you on...Read More »
28 of 35 | Posted by: Tammy - Louisville, KY

“prayers to my granny this candle is for u ”
29 of 35 | Posted by: david - brandenburg , KY

“Our Father who art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth, as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily...Read More »
30 of 35 | Posted by: Carina Hartmann-Burks - Germany, KY

“I hope I made all your wishes come true. You will always be my inspiration. My strength. Ilove you with all my heart and soul. Meda ”
31 of 35 | Posted by: meda - Lou, KY - Daughter

“we will color you pictures for your wall everyday. we love you ninny! ”
32 of 35 | Posted by: Kaedyn&Addisyn - Louisville, KY

“I hope I made all your wishes come true. You will always be my inspiration. My strength. I love you with all my heart and soul. Meda ”
33 of 35 | Posted by: Meda - Louisville, KY - Daughter

“We love an will miss you. Hope we did everything the way you wanted.. RIP I have this now. Joey ”
34 of 35 | Posted by: meda - Lou, KY - Son n law

“I will always be at your side. I love you with all my heart. Ill see you every night in my dreams <3 love Pam, Matt,Kaedyn& Addisyn ”
35 of 35 | Posted by: Pamela Frasher - Louisville, KY


Burks, Almeta "Ninny", 87, of Louisville, passed away Friday, December 7, 2012 at her residence.

She was a homemaker and long-time member of Pond Creek Baptist Church. She loved her family and loved to cook for her family! Almeta was well known for her biscuits and gravy!

She was predeceased by her loving husband of 45 years, David Burks; daughters, Mary Madden and Anita Faye Burks; and sons, Donald Ray Burks and David Cass Burks. She is survived by her daughters, Almeta Davis (Joey), Susan Lindsey, Deborah Smith, Patricia Arthur (Linda) and Diana Cook (Mike); son, Charles Burks (Anita); sister, Roberta Cain; 29 grandchildren; 72 great-grandchildren; and 46 great-great-grandchildren.

Her funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ratterman Grand Chapels, 4832 Cane Run Road (Terry Road at the Greenbelt) with burial in Bethany Cemetery. Visitation will be noon – 8 p.m. Monday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.