October 15th, 2014
Edna Ruth Burks, 89, passed away Oct. 11, 2014, in Benton.
She was born Nov. 2, 1924, to the late William and Minnie (Spence) Bramlett in Russellville. She was a homemaker and co-owner of the 6411 Club.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Dalton Burks Sr.; and two sons, Richard Tyra and Bill Conway.
She is survived by two sons, James Dalton Burks Jr. of Benton and Carl Tyra of Troy, Mont.; two grandchildren, Tracie Conway and Michael Tyra; one niece, Suzanne Burks Gray; and other relatives and friends.