Bernice N. Burke

Published 8:14 am Thursday, October 24, 2013

MURFREESBORO – Bernice Nipper Burke, 77, died October 22, 2013 at her home in Murfreesboro after a lengthy illness. She had lived in Hertford County for the last 15 years and was a member of Murfreesboro United Methodist Church.

The daughter of Ulmer Nipper and Bernice Warren Kennedy, Mrs. Burke is survived by her husband of 61 years, Henry W. Burke; children, Ava Burke and husband, Cecil, of Severn, Jeff Burke and wife, Susan, of Ahoskie, Mike Burke and wife, Wanda, of Lewiston, and Stacy Burke of Danville, Virginia; 8 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren.

A visitation with the family of Mrs. Burke will be held Friday, October 25, 2013 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Bridgers Funeral Home, Inc. and her funeral service will be Saturday, October 26 at 11:00 a.m. in Murfreesboro United Methodist Church with Pastor Monica D. Yungeberg presiding.  Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Murfreesboro.

Anyone wishing to share a memorial gift, please do so to Vidant Home Health and Hospice, P.O. Box 272, Ahoskie, NC  27910 or to Murfreesboro United Methodist Church, 313 East High street. Murfreesboro, NC  27855.

Bridgers Funeral Home, Inc., in Conway is in charge of arrangements.