HORSE BRANCH — Violet Elizebeth (Geary) Burdin, 84, of Horse Branch, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. She was born on Oct. 15, 1936, to the late Preston and Larua (Wells) Geary. Violet loved life, loved to go shopping, loved driving around looking for deer, loved watching birds, and most of all, she loved her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded also in death by her husband, Scottie Burks; her twin daughters; two brothers, Estil Geary and Leslie Geary; a sister, Martee Sutherland; twin great-granddaughters; and two grandsons, Michael and Markus Priest.
Violet is survived by her husband, Rayburn Burdin; five sons, Scottie Burks Jr. (Joann), of Hardinsburg, Gerald Burks (Debbie), of Owensboro, Richard Burks (Jessica), of Hawesville, Eddie Burks (Vickey), of Reynolds Station, and Jeff Burks, of Central City; two daughters, Judy Priest (Eddie), of Hawesville, and Brenda Crowe (Marty), of Fordsville; two brothers, Glendon Geary (Sussie), of Horse Branch, and Preston Geary, of Owensboro; three sisters, Betty Roy (Jim), of Owensboro, Shirley Woolen (Garland), of Olaton, and Sadie Geary, of Indianapolis, Ind.; two stepchildren, Melinda Gary (Bobby), of Horse Branch, and Norman Burdin (Lisa), of Morgantown. Violet was very blessed with 25 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Private family services were held Nov. 7 at Geary Funeral Home, Fordsville. Violet was laid to rest in the Geary Family Cemetery in Horse Branch.
Condolences may be made at www.gearycares.com.