A host of angels outstretched their arms to greet Cloteal Burke as she lost her fight to cancer on January 16, 2014 in her home in Wewahitchka.
Cloteal was born on September 2, 1937, in Southport, Fla.
She was a wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, beautician, nurse, gardener, animal lover, painter, poet and so much more. She will continue to be an inspiration to those who knew and loved her.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Victor Jewel Burke; Sister, Teresa; Brothers, Bronzel, Clyde; and granddaughter Jessica Whitfield.
Cloteal is survived by her four children, Deborah Burke McLeod and Mike, Steven Victor Burke, Victoria Burke Langford and Lonnie, Michael Eugene Burke; eight grandchildren, Jason Kretzer and Heather, Alison Martin Buckner and Frank, Wesley Burke Wilson, Melissa Martin Evans and Dustin, Chris Burke, Erica Burke, Maxwell Burke; great-grandchildren, Jackson, Brianna, Isabelle, Jayce; sisters, Glenda, Lois, Leta; brother, WD; her two cherished pets, GiGi, Lady; many loving friends and a host of nephews and nieces.
Cloteal will be laid to rest beside her husband at Live Oak Baptist Church Cemetery/Miller Cemetery in New Hope, FL. Special thanks to Southerland Funeral Home for handling the cremation.