The Woodward News

August 5, 2013

Kay Burk

Woodward News

Woodward, Okla. —

Kay Burk, 78 year old Mooreland resident died Saturday, August 3, 2013 at her daughter’s residence in Woodward. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 6, 2013 in the Mooreland First United Methodist Church with the Reverend Larry Masoner officiating. Burial will follow in the Mooreland Cemetery with Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be held on Monday, August 5, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Billings Chapel in Mooreland and from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. the day of the service.

Kay Farrell (Halbrooks) Burk was born on July 3, 1935 in Nida, Oklahoma, Johnson County to Chet and Bonnie Farrel (Hughs) Halbrooks. She grew up and attended schools in Ardmore. She was united in marriage to Bob Burk on January 27, 1956. Bob’s job with Oklahoma Natural Gas Company moved them to Okemah and Weleetka, Oklahoma in Okfuskee County in 1962. Kay was employed as a Bank Teller with the State Bank of Weleetka. They moved to Mooreland, Oklahoma in 1971. Kay was employed by the Mooreland School System and later went to work for the First State Bank of Mooreland as a Bank Teller and retired in 1997.

Kay and Bob were blessed with two children, Robert Michael and Lynda Lee.

Kay was a member of the Mooreland First United Church, the Mooreland Senior Citizen Center, and the Red Hat Club. Kay was very involved with her children’s activities when they were young. She loved being with her family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband Bob of the home; two children, Robert Michael Burk and wife Kim of Mooreland; Lynda Lee Frech and husband Rick of Woodward; niece Johanna Wolff and husband Paul of Vancouver, Washington; six grandchildren, Dannell Swearingime and husband Stoney, Conner and Miles Kahoe, Ricky, Matthew, Taylor Frech: other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and one sister Wanda Miller and husband Jay.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Woodward Regional Hospital Health and Hospice with the funeral home accepting the contributions.

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