Clipped From The Mexia Daily News
Burkeen Rites Are Scheduled for Saturday Mrs. Ruth Edna Burkeen of Mexia died yesterday in Wortham Hospital at the age of 80. Services for Mrs. Burkeen will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Concord Church with the Rev. Homer Tarkington officiating. The Leon County native is survived by four sons, Henry Burkeen of California, Lee Burkeen of Nacadoches; Boyd Burkeen of Galena Park, Tx. and Lloyd Burkeen of Mexia; two daughters, Mrs. Lilly Brem of Crane, Tx. and Mrs. Ozelle Bofl of Houston. There are also 19 grandchildren and 16 great- grandchildren. Kibler Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.