Marjorie Barham Burke
Marjorie Barham Burke
  • June 4, 1918 - November 13, 2017
  • Raleigh, North Carolina

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Marjorie Barham Burke, 99, of Raleigh passed away on November 13, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Burke, Sr; her son, William "Bill" H. Burke, Jr; her parents, Harry and Alma Barham; and three brothers.
Marjorie graduated from Peace College. Over the years, she continued to get together with her "Peace Girls" for reunions and outings. She was a long time member of Edenton Street United Methodist Church. There she was involved in the Emma Wade Circle. Marjorie enjoyed gardening, playing bridge, collecting antiques and traveling with her husband. She also loved spending time with family and friends, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Marjorie is survived by her daughters, Judy B. Womble (Phil) of Spartanburg, SC and Barbara B. Cross (Cecil) of Cary, NC; grandchildren, Carrie W. Crocker (Rhett) of Ft. Mill, SC, Meredith W. Bridwell (Ben) of Ft. Mill, SC, Allison C. Burke (Kevin) of Arlington, VA, and Lauren M. Cross of Charlotte, NC; great grandchildren, Ella, Henry and Luke Crocker, and James and Reese Bridwell; and brother, Robert V. Barham (Mary) of Conyers, GA.
The family is especially grateful for the loving care provided by Lucy, Maria, Mary, Mumbi, Veronica and Heartland Hospice.
A service will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 11:00am at Edenton Street United Methodist Church, 228 West Edenton Street, Raleigh, with a visitation one hour prior. Burial will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, please make donation to Wake County SPCA, 200 Petfinder Ln, Raleigh, NC 27603 or to the Christopher and Dana Reeves Foundation, 636 Morris Turnpike # 3A, Short Hills, NJ 07078. Arrangements by Brown-Wynne, St. Mary's Street. Please leave condolences at