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February 12, 2013

Gladys Virginia Burks

NORMAN — Gladys Virginia Burks was born to B. Joseph and Beatrice Garner on June 4, 1928, in Hillview, Ill. She departed this life Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at her home in Norman.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at McMahans Funeral chapel in Noble.

Gladys had resided in Norman since 1989, coming from California. She and Lyndol Burks were united in marriage in Las Vegas in 1956. She was employed as an aircraft line technician for McDonnell Douglas Aircraft during her working years. Gladys enjoyed gardening, going to garage sales and tending to her flowers and cattle on their 10 acres.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Gibb and Dean; and one sister, Ruth.

She is survived by her husband Lyndol of the home; two sons, Joe Willig and wife Barbara and Lloyd Willig; one daughter, Paula Willig; three grandchildren, Kevin Willig, Travis Willig and Steven Duke Willig; three great-grandchildren, Samantha, Charles and Joseph; and many other relatives and friends.

Interment will be at Denver Cemetery in Norman.

Arrangements are by McMahans Funeral Home in Noble.

Norman Transcript, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013

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