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Violet Burk

August 11, 1928 ~ May 1, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old


Funeral service for Violet Burk, 94, of Cache, Oklahoma will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Pratt of Lawton First Assembly officiating.

Mrs. Burk passed away on Monday, May 1, 2023 at her home in Cache, Oklahoma. 

Burial will be held at Sunset Memorial Gardens. 

Violet was born on August 11, 1928 in Cache, Oklahoma to Herbert and Luda (Bates) Colvin. She grew up in Cache where she attended school. Violet married Jake Burk on February 5, 1944, and they lived in Cache and Lawton before moving to Altus, Oklahoma in 1957 and where they owned and operated Farmer's Insurance and later Jake Burk Realty and Insurance Company. In 1981, they returned to Cache and owned Burk's Kwik Stop before retiring in 2001. Violet also owned and operated Granny's Kountry Kubbard. She loved to china paint, read, and listen to Christian music. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Altus where she was very active and later First Baptist Church of Cache and Lawton First Assembly. Violet was often called upon as a mighty Prayer Warrior. 

She is survived by her children, Don Burk and wife, Debra McTaggart, of Yukon, OK, Victoria Merrick and husband, Harold "Sonny," of Florida; and Richard Burk, of Cache, OK; her daughter-in-law, Lucia Burk; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other loving family members. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jake Burk; her son, Ron Burk; and her two brothers, Kenneth Colvin and Louie Van Colvin.

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Funeral Service
May 6, 2023

2:00 PM
Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home
632 SW C Avenue
Lawton, OK 73501


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