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Gerry Burks '79 August 17, 2022 2:44 PM updated: August 17, 2022 2:49 PM

Gerry Burks
April 16, 1957 - May 13, 2022

Gerry Sims Burks, 65 of Henderson, Texas passed away on May 13, 2022.

Visitation will be held at Rader Funeral Home of Henderson on Monday, May 16th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Graveside services for Gerry Sims Burks will be at 10:00 am Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at Strong Cemetery.

Gerry Sims Burks was born on April 16, 1957, in Groesbeck, Texas to Donald and Mary Sims. She graduated from Texas A&M with a Bachelor’s in Science and Education.

She was an educator at Carthage ISD and Henderson ISD for many years where she touched a lot of young people’s hearts. She was a devoted Christian and loved her family very much. She always put the needs of others before her own and was a truly selfless person. She was a wonderful wife, sister, and mother, and she will be greatly missed.

Gerry Sims is preceded in death by her parents Donald and Mary Sims.

She is survived by her husband Danny Burks, her sister Janet Sims, her stepchildren Shelley and John, and her grandson Erik.


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