Mrs. Cleo Sissom Burks, age 99, died Saturday August 31, 2019 at Woodbury Health Care following a short illness. She was a native of Cannon County and the daughter of the late Tillman and Elizabeth Spry Sissom. Also she was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Burks and her brother, Leo Sissom. Mrs. Burks was a member of the Hollow Springs Community Church and was retired from Colonial Corp. Her passion was reading her bible and her favorite hobby was quilting.
Mrs. Burks is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Russell and Wanda Burks; grandson and grand daughter-in-law, Terry and Chassity Burks; great grandson, J`Khari Burks; sister, Delia Sissom all of Bradyville; nephews, Leon Burks of McMinnville and Alan Sissom of Franklin, IN; nieces, Lois Clements and Avelene Warren both of Hermitage.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday September 3 at the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Joe Sissom and Bro. Jmes Caudill officiating. Internment will follow at Gilley Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday September 2 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Gilley Hill Cemetery.