Kenneth Earl Burnham

September 30, 1944 - June 15, 2007

Kenneth Earl Burnham, age 62, of Allen, Texas passed away June 15, 2007 in Cozumel, Mexico. He was born September 30, 1944, in Cottonwood, Alabama, to Thomas Bulger and Rubean (Fears) Burnham. Kenneth grew up in Alabama and Columbus, Georgia. He earned his BBA from Georgia State University in 1974. He served his country in the US Navy serving aboard the USS Intrepid. On June 21, 1997, he married Dr. Linda Parker in Allen, Texas. Kenneth was employed by Bank of America as an IT Specialist. He was an avid bowler and diver. He loved water and he loved life. He is survived by his wife, Dr. Linda Parker; children, Susan Burnham Cardin and her husband Michael of Athens, GA, Kenneth Steven Burnham and his wife Kate of Seattle, WA, Joshua Thomas Burnham of Allen, TX, Megan Ashley Parker of Allen, TX, Marshall Joseph Parker of Dallas, TX and Michelle Leigh Parker of McKinney, TX; mother, Rubean Burnham of Columbus, GA, grandchildren, Zachary and Harris Cardin of Athens, GA; brothers, Jerry Burnham of Columbus, GA and Jimmy Burnham of Lawrenceville, GA; sister, Ruthel Van Amburg of Prattsburg, NY; and a host of other family and friends. His father preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 Noon, Saturday, June 23, 2007, at First United Methodist Church in Allen, TX with Rev. Brian McPherson officiating. Interment will follow at Bluebonnet Hills Cemetery in Colleyville, TX. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Friday evening beginning at 7:00 PM at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. A reception will be held, Saturday at 6:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to Allen Community Outreach, 801 E. Main Street, Allen, TX 75002, www.acocares.org or www.send-hope.org.

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Linda, I am very sorry for your loss. May God bless you and the family. My prayers are with you Barbara Ellison, June 29, 2007 Josh your Dad was fun to bowl with and be around, He had a wonderful peace about him, and he was so proud of your accomplishments. Only God and time can heal and our prayers are with you and your family. Rick & Gayle Lawrence Matt & Kayla, June 26, 2007 Linda, Michelle, Marshall & Megan we are so sorry for your loss and know Ken will be missed by all of you. May God Bless and hold you near during your time of sorrow. Doug & Jinny Parker & Wanda Parker Doug & Jinny Parker & Wanda Parker, June 23, 2007 Linda, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this sad time. May God Bless you all and hold you near. Doug & Jinny Parker & Aunt Wanda Parker Doug & Jinny Parker, June 23, 2007 Linda & family, So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family in this time of sorrow. Linda & Charles Bogir, June 23, 2007 Ken was a highly respected teammate and valued friend to those of us who worked with him at Bank of America. We will miss him dearly. My thoughts and prayers are with Ken's family. Donna Coyle, June 22, 2007 I'm so happy that I talked to Ken by phone just three weeks ago. I was getting his good advice on the purchase of a used boat. He gave me many new ideas, then we spent the balance of the call just catching up with each other. I'm so happy that we shared a part of that day, it's been a true pleasure to have known him. I can understand why so many others will miss him, Larry Larry Little, June 22, 2007 I so enjoyed Ken in our Disciple Bible Study! My heart aches for you and your family. Many prayers are with you!!!! Angie Constantine, June 22, 2007 Ken Burnham was a great man, loved by many. we will miss him deeply. Lance michael Ragland and Family, June 21, 2007 Linda, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in the thoughts and prayers of your neighbors from Huntwick. Cathy Haden & family Cathy Haden, June 21, 2007 Linda & Family, I am so sorry for the loss of Ken. My Prayers are with you at this time. May you find strength in the love of your family and friends, and may God Bless you and comfort you now and always. Love to you. Pinkie Benton, June 20, 2007 I worked with Ken at S2 Systems and at Bank of America. He was a very nice man. We will miss him dearly. Frances Blazek, June 20, 2007 Kenneth was my brother. He was the GREATest!! Miss you, bro. Ruthel Burnham VanAmburg, June 19, 2007 Ken was a brother that really loved life and his family. He will be missed very much. Jerry M Burnham, June 19, 2007