Marjorie Malone Burke

April 3, 1921 - August 31, 2004

Marjorie Malone Burke, born to Frank and Allie Malone in Hempstead County, Arkansas near the communities of Piney Grove and DeAnn near Hope. She is survived by her husband, Ralph; daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Gil McDaniel of Dallas; granddaughters, Meagan and Shannon; brother, Col. Frank Malone and wife Lucille of Austin, TX; and numerous other relatives and friends. Her infant son, Robert Edward Burke and three brothers, A. D., Charles, and Floyd Malone precede her in death. Marge graduated from Emmett High School first in her class. Later she graduated with honors from Magnolia, Arkansas A. M. and Henderson Teachers University, as well as Perry Business College where she taught accounting in Alabama. Marge and Ralph were married February 1943. Despite her four brothers and husband spread over the world in combat zones, Marge served her country always demonstrating an active dependable voice in local and American politics. Her professional life as a teacher and accountant brought great joy and satisfaction to her life as demonstrated virtues of hard work and honesty. The last year Marge became known to her doctors and nurses as a fighter and often surprise them with her attempt to recover. Marge had friends to visit her daily in the hospital and Veranda Center. Friends are welcome to convey condolences 5-8 PM Thursday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. A memorial worship will be Friday at 2:00 PM at First United Methodist Church, 3160 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, Texas. Memorials may be made in her memory to the First United Methodist Church in Plano.

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Ralph, I was saddened by the news of Margie's death. I remember her as a beautiful young woman who loved teaching. You and your family are being remembered by me and my family. Our prayer is that your sadness will be made bearable by remembering the joy of her presence while she was here. Evelyn Evelyn Calhoon Rogers, September 20, 2004 Ralph - Sorry to hear of your loss. You both are the kindest, most caring people I have ever had the joy to know. You will both be in my thoughts and prayers. Scott Meyer, September 8, 2004 Dear Ralph, We are so sorry for your loss. You have our deepest sympathy. It was our honor to have known Marge over the past ten years through FUMC Plano. Please call if there is anything we can do. (972) 939-8625. In Christ, Jack, Amy and Caroline Wilburn Jack, Amy and Caroline Wilburn, September 3, 2004 Ralph, We are so sorry about your loss. Our prayers are with you. Monette and Carlton Vernon Monette & Carlton Vernon, September 3, 2004 We will miss this lovely lady so much. May God's blessins be with her family. Jessie Savage Ellis, September 2, 2004 RALPH - MY SINCEREST CONDOLENCES TO YOU, KIM, AND ALL OF HER LOVED ONES NORMA JEAN LAROE, September 2, 2004 Ralph, you have my sincere sympathy! Sometimes the perfect healing we ask God for does not happen on earth but in His beautiful heaven! I will never forget what comfort you brought to Mike and to me during his illness. Thank you for being a very special friend. Linda Bucaram, September 2, 2004 SITTIN HERE AT OFFICE,READ OF LOSS. DAVID DAVID WAYNE BURKE, September 2, 2004 Ralph, Our prayers are with you now and always Richard & Connie Meyer, September 2, 2004 Dear Ralph, Wanted to let you know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. With Love, Denise David Danielle and Dustin Tharp Denise Tharp, September 2, 2004 I TOOK CARE OF MRS. BURKE AT ZALE LIPSHY HOSPITAL FOR COUPLE OF MONTHS. AND MRS. MARGIE WAS A FIGHTER AND HER HUSBAND WAS ALWAYS THERE BY HER SIDE DAY AND NIGHT. I'M VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOST AND I'LL BE PRAYING FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY. DONNA OJEH, September 2, 2004