Timothy Demond Burkes

Published 5:00 am Friday, October 7, 2005

Services for Timothy Demond Burkes of Houston, Texas, are noonSaturday at New Fork United Methodist Church in Meadville withburial in Meadville Cemetery. Marshall Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Saturday from 10 a.m. until service time at thechurch.

Mr. Burkes, 32, died Oct. 3, 2005, at Twelve Oaks Hospital inHouston. He was born in Franklin County on Jan. 27, 1973, to BettyBurkes O’Neal of Houston.

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Preceding him in death were his stepfather, the Rev. LonnieO’Neal; grandmother, Margaret Burkes; and an uncle, CharlesBurkes.

Survivors are his loving, devoted mother; a stepbrother, LarryO’Neal; grandfather, Albert Burkes, both of Houston; his aunts,Brenda Cager and her husband Chris of Brookhaven, Patricia Burkesof Houston and Louise Williams and her husband Harvey of Brenham,Texas; his uncles, Jerry Burkes and wife Sylvia of Akron, Ohio, andAnthony Burkes and his wife Montie of Meadville; his great-aunts,Earnestine Anderson and husband Alvin of Laurel; Carolee Rodgersand husband Cal of Akron, Ohio, and Annie Mae Jones of Meadville; agod-mother, Maxine Hockett and husband Jim of Roxie; hisgod-sisters, Adrienne Hockett of Dallas, Melissa Hockett of Jacksonand Melanie Thomas of Houston; and a host of cousins, otherrelatives and friends.