Dollye Stewart Burkes
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 1:00 AM
Services for Dollye Stewart Burkes were held Saturday, June 14, 2014, at 11 a.m. from McClain-Hays Chapel.
The Rev. Mack Alford and the Rev. Allen Herrington officiated. Burial followed in Jones Cemetery. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Burkes, 67, of Philadelphia, died Thursday, June 12, 2014, at her home.
She was a native of the Nanih Waiya community in Winston County. She moved to Neshoba County and attended Arlington School and later graduated from Neshoba Central. She formerly worked at Spartus in Louisville and Wells-Lamont, J.C. Penney and Western Auto in Philadelphia. Mrs. Burkes was Baptist by faith.
Survivors include her husband, Joe Burkes, Jr. of Philadelphia; son, Trey Burkes of Philadelphia; and sisters, Frances Rosamond of Louisville, Elewese Medders of Brandon and Jane Harrell of Morton.
Mrs. Burkes was preceded in death by her parents, Willie Sam and Odis Stewart.