Betty L. Burke, 75, of Linton and formerly of Coalmont, passed away at 10:43 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008, at the Linton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
She was born March 23, 1932, in Coalmont, the daughter of Sylvester and Ina May (Royer) Gorby.
She was retired from NSWC Crane and was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Robert Burke of Linton; two daughters, Teresa Connor and her husband, Brian, of Terre Haute and Toni Smith and her husband, Val, of Linton; one son, Tim Burke and his wife, Connie, of Jasonville; a sister, Marilyn Burger of Terre Haute; five grandchildren, Shawn Allyn and her husband, Matt, of Georgetown, Brad Connor of Terre Haute, Kristi King and her husband, Jason, of Lyons, Michelle Burke of Jasonville, and David Burke and his wife, Kayla, of Jasonville; six great-grandchildren, A. J., Daniel, and Paige Adams of Georgetown and Adrian Henico, Jace & Kolten King of Lyons; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Donella Grindle; and two half-sisters, Jewell Streaker and Mary Jane Lucas.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday and Welch & Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel. Burial will follow at K of P Cemetery in Hymera.
Friends may call from 1 p.m. Tuesday until the time of service at the funeral home.
The family has suggested in lieu of flowers that memorial donations be made to the Diabetes Foundation through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be made at www.welchcornett.com.