(ROANOKE) A memorial service for Gloria Burks, 72, of Roanoke will be Saturday, May 15, 2021, at 3 p.m. at Rock Mills Baptist Church with Bro. Jamie Taylor officiating. All family and friends are welcome to attend.

Mrs. Burks passed away Friday, April 30, at her residence.

A Roanoke residence, Mrs. Burks was born Dec. 2, 1948, the daughter of Eddie and Ruby Claython Turner Davis. She was a member of Rock Mills Baptist Church and a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, Billy Ray Burks of Roanoke; daughter, Lori Smith (James Pike) of Roanoke; son, Mike Burks (Becky) of Five Points; seven grandchildren; three sisters, Carol Gilham (Jimmy), Sherry Towler (Keith) and Marcie McCarley (Tracy), all of Roanoke; brother, Herbie Burgess (Linda) of Roanoke; and many other friends and family. Mrs. Burks was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Ted Davis; nephew, Tommy White; and her grandparents.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the stroke or Alzheimer's association of one's choosing. Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com

Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.