MURRAY — Mrs. Mary Maxine Burkeen, 79, of Murray, Ky., died Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital.
Mrs. Burkeen was born in Murray, Ky., on Oct. 21, 1933, to the late Robert “Bob” Tilmon Orr and Minerva Ellen Erwin Orr. Mrs. Burkeen was a retired school teacher from Southwest Elementary, a member of the South Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, as well as a member of the Friendship Sunday School Class.
Mrs. Burkeen is survived by her husband, Ronald Evans Burkeen of Murray, to whom she married on October 10, 1953; three daughters, Karen Burkeen Guthrie and husband Ronnie of Hazel, Ky., Marilyn Jo Vailes and husband Alan of Murray, Rhonda Orr McGinnis and husband Dennis of Murray; four grandchildren, Shannon Michelle Ordunez and husband Jesse, Jacob Clay McGinnis, Heather Renee McGinnis, Robert James Guthrie and wife Shawn; as well as one great grandchild, Caroline Rosemary Ordunez.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at South Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church with the Rev. Eugene Nichols and the Rev. Glenn Hill officiating. Burial will follow in South Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-9 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.
Online condolences can be made at, www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com
The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.