Donald (Pops) Burks

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Donald (Pops) Burks

of Subiaco, AR

August 9, 1960 - October 17, 2021

Donald "Pops" Burks, 61, a resident of Subiaco, passed away Sunday, October 17, 2021, at Baptist Hospital in Fort Smith.

He was born August 9, 1960, in Benton to Lonnie Ray Burks and Fran (Hobby) Johnson. Donald married Brenda (Johnson) Burks on August 29, 1984, in Benton. He was a ''jack of all trades'', spending his working years in construction, farming and trucking. In his spare time, Donald enjoyed fishing and collecting coins.

He was preceded in death by his father and stepmother, Lonnie Ray and Diana Burks and a grandson, Carter Allen Arias.

Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Brenda Burks of Subiaco; three sons, Donald Blaine Burks of Alexander, Brennan Ray Burks of Subiaco and Brad Allen Burks of Paris; a daughter, Bethany Burks of Subiaco; seven grandchildren, Adalyn Alvern Whorton, Robert Allen Ray Whorton, Donald Blaine Burks, Jr., Makayla Burks, Logan Campbell, Natalie RaeDale Burks and Shawn Campbell; his mother Fran Johnson of Benton; a brother, Jerry Sullivan of Benton and three sisters, Donna Kay Fletcher of Bryant, Debbie Lynn Burks of Texas and Tammy Smith of Texas.

Cremation arrangements are private under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris.

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Tim and Kelly fulmer
Paris, AR
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Saturday, October 23, 2021

R.i.p. my old friend. You will be loved and missed.

Monica Card
Booneville, AR
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Saturday, October 23, 2021

I am so sorry for your loss. Have alot of memories including Donnie.

Brenda Henderson
Paris, AR
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Friday, October 22, 2021

Condolences ....

Gwen Turpin
El Paso, AR
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Friday, October 22, 2021

Fran so sorry for your loss!!!

Derek Sullivan
Grannis, AR
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Thursday, October 21, 2021

Condolences to y'all.

Mary Grissom
Paris, AR
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Wednesday, October 20, 2021


So sorry to hear of Donnie passing . May he Rip . Grissom family.

Karl & Kelly Bradley and family
Paris, AR
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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Our condolences to the Burks family may God be with you on such a sad day & may pops R.I.P.. God bless you all.

Carrie Ford
Subiaco, AR
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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

I love you Bethany!! So sorry for your loss❤️❤️

Greg Thompson
Ft Smith, AR
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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

R I P My Friend

Jerry W Sullivan
Benton, AR
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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Love y'all

Shela Freeman
Subiaco, AR
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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Our condolence on your lose
Bryan & Shela Freeman