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Mildred Ellen Burker, 73, of Erwin, died Thursday, July 28, 2011 in the Johnson City Medical Center Hopsital. She was a daughter of the late Clifford Taft and Esther Taylor Bowling.
She was a former member of Oak Street Baptist Church and attended Belvue Christian Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Cindy Burker and a granddaughter, Brittany Erwin.
Survivors include three sons: Doug Burker, Orlando, Fla., Gary Burker and wife, Tish, Kingsport, Tim Burker and wife, Amy, Elizabethton; one daughter: Dona Erwin, Erwin; one brother: Melvin Bowling and wife, Marjorie, LaGrange, Ga.; six grandchildren: Beth Cohen and husband, Matt, Amy Magdzuik and husband, Justin, Drew Burker, Abbigail Burker, Brandon Estep, Jefferson Erwin and special friends: Mary and Jerry Erwin.
A memorial service was held at 8 p.m., Monday, August 1, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with Dr. John Owston officiating.
Donations can be made to Shriners Hospital for Children – Greenville, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605, in memory of her granddaughter, Brittany.
Tetrick Funeral Home was in charge.