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Rosa Mae (Lippitt) Burke

August 29, 1930 ~ March 15, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old


Rosa Mae Lippitt Burke, born August 29, 1930 in Miller County Georgia to Abraham and Annie Lippitt.


She was one of eleven children and is preceded in death by both parents and seven of her brothers and sisters.


Rosa was united in Holy Matrimony to William Marion Burke on December 23, 1951 to this union were seven children. Marion and two children also precede her in death.


Rosa faithfully served as a member of Pilgrim Rest A.M.E. Church on Cooktown Road for many years but later moved her membership to Bride of Christ Church until her final days.


Rosa was loved by ALL that met her and would give her last to anyone as she often did. She loved people and loved serving her community. ALL were family to her.


Rosa leaves in cherished memory three Daughters and two Sons: William M. Burke Jr. Atlanta, GA, Yvonne Kaiser (Aaron) Jacksonville, FL; Annetta Wilson, Bainbridge, GA; Jean Burke, Bainbridge, GA; Bernard Burke (Cherise); Bainbridge, GA. Two Sisters, Dosha Archie (Ernest), Lakeland, FL; Adell Close, Newark, NJ; One Brother, Johnny L. Lippitt, Tampa, FL, Sister-in-law, Sondra Lippitt Fourteen Grandchildren and eleven Great Grandchildren. A host of Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. Many Very Special Friends and loved ones of whom All will miss her.



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March 21, 2023

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Bouie Memorial Chapel of Collins Family Mortuary
203 West Shotwell Street
Bainbridge, GA 39819

Funeral Service
March 22, 2023

12:00 PM
Pilgrim Rest A.M.E. Church
Cooktown Road
Colquitt, GA 39837

Interment following funeral service
March 22, 2023

Pilgrims Rest and First Macedonia Cemetery
HWY 253
Decatur County, GA 39819


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