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Mrs. Patricia Burks

March 29, 1963 — August 28, 2020

Patricia “Tricia” Burks passed away Friday, August 28, 2020, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center after a battle with cancer, which she has ultimately won being that she is no longer in pain. Visitation will be Friday, September 04, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Chancellor Funeral Home in Byram. A graveside service will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Lakewood Memorial Park South. Due to the current circumstances regarding COVID-19, the funeral home will have an occupancy of ten people in the building at a time. All attendees are required to wear a face covering and practice social distancing. She was born to the late Mr. Fred and Mrs. Mae Roberts in the early Spring of 1963 in Jackson, MS. While in Jackson, she attended Wingfield High School and was a graduate of the class of 1981, then continued her studies at Hinds Community College where she majored in banking and finance. Tricia truly lived her life to the fullest in every way possible as she loved spending time with family and friends throughout her journey here on earth. In her free time, Tricia enjoyed sewing and monogramming outfits, pillows, and stuffed bears; and more recently, she made masks for friends in the fight against COVID-19. She met many people who truly held a special place in her heart through her work with Avon, work at First American Bank, time with Withers Florist, and most recently with her time at the Kroger Company. Most of all, she loved spending time with her husband, son, and grandchildren. Tricia is survived by her husband, Don Burks of Pearl, MS; son and daughter-in-law, William Aaron and Casey Burks of Pearl; grandson, Mason; granddaughter, Elizabeth Jo; brother and sister-in-law, Tommy and Lee Ann Roberts of Flora, MS; nephew, Jeremy Roberts of Oxford, MS; and niece and her husband, Jennifer and Eddie Taylor of Madison, MS. She is also survived by 2 great nephews, a host of cousins, and many friends whom she called family. Tricia was preceded in death by her father, Fred Roberts; and mother, Mae Roberts. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly asks that donations and memorials be made in honor of Tricia Burks to the American Cancer Society (
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