3/17/2020 5:06:00 PM Clifford Laney Burke May 16, 1928 - March 16, 2020
MAIDEN - Clifford Laney Burke, age 91, of Maiden passed away Monday, March 16, 2020 at his residence.
Born May 16, 1928 in Catawba County, he was the son of the late Belton Day and Della Laney Burke. Clifford was a member of Center View Baptist Church and was a Gideon. After retirement, Clifford worked at Burke Mortuary in Maiden for many years.
In addition to his parents, son, Ricky “Rick” Marion Burke; son-in-law Danny “Pete” Hood; and two brothers, Bill and David Burke preceded him in death.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 70 years Martha Turbyfill Burke of the home; daughter Debbie Hood of Maiden; daughter-in-law Bobbie Jones Burke of Maiden; five grandchildren Jeremy Hood of Newton, Jason Hood and wife Candi of Maiden, Bradley A. Burke and wife Jennifer of Catawba, Emily Yilmaz and husband Ozgur of Conover, Nick Burke and wife Katie of Maiden; two sisters Ivanell Burke of Maiden, Rachel Blackburn of Lincolnton; eight great0grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Clifford will lie in state at Burke Mortuary in Maiden on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from 1-5 p.m. without family members present.
A private funeral service and burial will be held at Center View Baptist Church due to recent government health restrictions.
Memorials may be made to Center View Baptist Church, 3993 E. Maiden Rd., Maiden, NC 28650 or Gideons International: www.gideons.org.
Visit www.burkemortuary.com to register your condolences.
Burke Mortuary of Maiden, N.C. is serving the Burke family.