William Burks

Obituary of William O'Neal Burks

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Graveside services for William O’Neal Burks, age 61, of Wedowee will be held on Saturday, June 19, 2021, at 2:00 PM at Iduma Congregational Methodist Church with Rev. Jonathan Hannah officiating and Benefield Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM on Saturday, June 19, 2021. 

Mr. Burks passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at his residence.

Survivors include his mother, Pauline New Logan; sisters, Vera Childers of Leeds, AL, and Valerie Mason (Jerry) of Heflin, AL; and one brother, Charles Burks (Karla) of Weaver, AL. 

Pallbearers will be members of the church. 

A Columbus, Ohio, native, Mr. Burks was born on October 4, 1959, the son of Luther Charles Burks, Jr. and Pauline New Logan.  He was an R.N. and a computer consultant. Mr. Burks was preceded in death by his father.

The family requests no flowers but donations can be made to the Iduma Building Fund, c/o Mr. Larry Wortham, 191 County Road 285, Wedowee, AL 36278 or New Home Church, c/o Sandra Murphy, 1823 5th Avenue S, Irondale, AL 35210.

Saturday
19
June

Visitation

11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday, June 19, 2021
Benefield Funeral Home
17624 Highway 431
Wedowee, Alabama, United States
256-357-2888
Saturday
19
June

Graveside Service

2:00 pm
Saturday, June 19, 2021
Iduma Congregational Methodist Church
1101 County Road 258
Wedowee, Alabama, United States
Saturday
19
June

Interment

2:00 pm
Saturday, June 19, 2021
Iduma Congregational Methodist Church
1101 County Road 258
Wedowee, Alabama, United States