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Ruby Burkes


Sunrise: February 1, 1943

Sunset: January 13, 2019

Ruby Nell Burkes of Norfolk, VA passed away January 13, 2019 at Sentara Rehabilitation of Virginia Beach. Ruby was born February 1, 1943 in Chapel Hill, NC to the late Paul Edmonds & Ruth Gatlin. Left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Yvonne Owens (Chaun) and Shelia Davis (Dwight); two sons, Anthony Edmonds (Annette) and James Burkes (Kelly) all of Norfolk, VA. A special thank you to PCOM for your prayers and support and also Sentara PACE for all you have done.

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    Crystal Moore says

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family. God Bless.

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    mae says

    Sorry for the loss of your loved one. I have found this scripture to be most comforting. I hope this will bring comfort to you as it has to me. Isaiah 25:8- He will swallow up death forever.

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    Sis Jackson-Chia says

    To the Family, know that the peace and comfort of God be with you. Mother Burkes will be missed. She fought a good fight. We thank God for the years he allowed her to live. Now as she take her rest until the trumpet sounds; we give God all the glory till that great getting up morning. My prayers are lifted before you family. Be strong in the Lord.
    Love Sis Jackson-Chia/PCOM

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    Jennifer Brothers-Simpson says

    James, I am sorry to hear about the passing of your mother.

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    Jeanell Webb-Jones says

    Glad I got a chance to talk to you when I did. May you rest in heaven and reunite with Joshua.

    Love you

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    M Jones says

    I am sorry for your loss, please accept my sincere condolences. I hope the family will find some comfort and strength in Jesus promise of the earthly resurrection(Acts 24:15)and the renewed Paradise earth, where death will be no more and no family will mourn the death of a loved one.-Revelation 21:3,4;John 5:28,29;Luke 23:43. May GOD(Psalms 83:18)grant you peace and comfort now, during this grievous time.-Matthew 5:4.

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