Lucy Jo Burks

Lucy Jo Burks, age 88 of Floydada, passed away Friday, November 1, 2019.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, November 11, 2019 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Floydada.

Interment followed at Carr’s Chapel Cemetery. Visitation was held from 12 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Moore-Rose Funeral Home.

Arrangements were under the personal care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Floydada.

Lucy was born August 17, 1931 in Wichita Falls, Texas to Oscar and Lemmie (Stanfield) Jones. She was very family oriented and loved cooking for and spending time with her family. Lucy loved cooking so much that she made a career of it, being a professional cook.

Lucy was preceded in death by her parents; eight of her siblings, Lois Helen, Murry Jones, Josie Brown, Julius “Doll” Chatman, Angelina Hawkins, Ruth Robinson, Mary Lee Hawkins, and Oscar Lee King; one son, Billy Ray Burks and one grandson, Bashshar Burks.

Lucy is survived by her children, Diane Burks, Linda (Jerry) Williams, and Darlene Burks; her grandchildren, Kocrist (Amare) Taylor, Tamisha (Emilio) Garcia, Anisah Burks and Jeret Henderson; 12 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Jimmie Lee Minnitt.

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