Dianne McMillan Burke, 69, died on October 18, 2018 at her home in the Cooperville Community of Screven County.
She was born January 31, 1949, in Sylvania, Ga., and was the daughter of Harry Lawrence and Eula Mae McMillan. Her siblings were Delmus McMillan, Harry McMillan, Donnie McMillan, Shirley McMillan Tuten and Linda McMillan Burke. She graduated from Screven County High in 1967. She worked for Dr. R.T. Tebeau DDS in Sylvania, Ga., and Dr. J. Rowton DDS in Statesboro, Ga. Later she became an Emergency Medical Technician and she was also a mail carrier for the USPS. She later founded DJC Transport, Inc and was president for over 20 years.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, James Lenwood Burke, her children James Chadwick Burke (Jennifer), Joseph Lenwood Burke (Brandi) and her grandchildren, Alexandria Jane, Tyler Kennedy, Jaxson Thomas and Macon Lenwood Burke.
Visitation will be held Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Joiner Anderson Funeral Home Screven Chapel from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Services will be held Sunday, October 21, 2018 at the Oak Grove United Methodist Church at 3 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Karen Zeigler and Rev. Hubert Reeves officiating. The family will receive friends for an hour prior to the service.
Pallbearers will be Chris Burke, Russ Oliver, Stephen Lewis, Roger Johnson, Wallace Brown, Marshall Brownlee, Shane Harkins, and James Hall.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, CMN Hospitals 205 West 700 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101 or the St. Jude Children’s Hospital at www.stjude.org/donate/donate-to-st-jude.html
Friends may sign the online register book at www.joineranderson.com.
Joiner Anderson Screven Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.
Statesboro Herald, October 21, 2018
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