News and Tribune

April 30, 2013

Maxine A. Shepard Burke, 58; of Jeffersonville

A memorial service for Maxine A. Shepard Burke, 86, of Jeffersonville, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 8, at First Southern Baptist Church, Clarksville. Burial will follow alongside her husband of 63 years, Herbert Burke, in the National Cemetery in New Albany. She died Friday, April 26, 2013,  in Jeffersonville. Cremation was chosen according to her wishes. 

She was a beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

 Survivors include her children, Janice Smith, of Portsmouth, Va., and Dennis Burke and his wife, Mary, of Clarksville; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. May 8, at the church.  

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Southern Baptist Church, 215 East Ettels Lane, Clarksville, IN, 47129. Envelopes will be available at the church.

Arrangements were made by Indiana Funeral Care and Crematory, Indianapolis.