Oley "Rocky" Ottis Burks

February 26, 2013 

Oley "Rocky" Ottis Burks, age 78, died Sunday, February 24, 2013. A Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at Kipling United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends immediately after the service.

Mr. Burks was preceded in death by his parents, Silas and Goldie Burks; and sister, Juanita Green.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Gloria Ann Gregory Burks; daughter, Sherry Burks Morrow and husband, Ricky of Carrollton, GA; son, Michael Anthony Burks and wife, Bridget Ragan of Fuquay-Varina; granddaughter, Magan Burks; brothers, Larry Burks, Jerry Burks and Garry Burks; sisters, Linda Bowles, Geneva Deering, and Rosetta Gilbert; and nephew, Gary Haynes.

Flowers are welcome or memorial donations may be made to Kipling United Methodist Church, 55 Kipling Church Road, Kipling, NC 27543.

Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at www.thomasfuneral.com

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