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Class of 1950

BURKS, Julia Anne Burks, 81, of Fayetteville, passed away on August 21, 2013. She was a graduate of Brown High School in Atlanta, a graduate of UGA with a B.A. degree; and a graduate of UWG with a Masters in Eduation.

She taught school in Atlanta Public Schools for 40+ years, was a member of the Baptist church as a young girl and later became a member of the Presbyterian church. She was a member of Native Atlantan Club and The Summit. Mrs. Burks was a former member of East Point Presbyterian Church and a member of Kappa Kappa Iota.

She was a member of Rabun Gap-Nacoochee Guild, past president of Presbyterian Women, a member of The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary and a member of the Red Hat Society of Dixie Deb's Chapter.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William "Bill" E. Burks. She is survived by her sons, James "Alan" (Lori) Burks of Fayetteville and William Andrew "Andy" Burks of Fayetteville; and grandchild, Branden James Burks of Fayetteville.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Philadelphia Presbyterian Church, Forest Park. Mrs. Burks will lie in state from 1:30 to 2:00 PM prior to the service. Rev. Roosevelt Winfrey and Rev. Martin Hudgins will officiate. The burial will follow at the Philadelphia Presbyterian Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Friday, August 23, 2013 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Carl J. Mowell & Son, Fayetteville-www.mowellfuneralhome.com

Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on August 22, 2013

Note: If you have any information with respect to dates of death or other information about these people, or know of people not listed here, please, contact me here.

I have incorporated the Brown High portion of the list maintained by Gary Jerald (Brown 1969) for Brown, Southwest and Sylvan into the list here. My thanks to Robert Davenport (Brown 1951) and Betty Harbin Gunnin (Southwest 1955) for forwarding this list to me.