P.O. Box 506, 943 Highway 425 North, Monticello, AR71655

Brady Lamar Burke
February 1, 1978 - August 17, 2023

Brady Lamar Burke

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Brady Lamar Burke, age 45 of Alexander, AR, passed away Thursday, August 17, 2023, at his home. He was born February 1, 1978, in Dumas, AR to Dale Lamar Burke and Margaret Louise Kendall Menefee.
He was a retired United States Army National Guard Veteran and was of the non-denominational faith. Brady enjoyed hunting, fishing, hunting arrowheads, writing poetry, listening to music and connecting to his native American heritage. He also liked having fun with his family and friends and was always the life of the party. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Edgar and Flora Burke and Christine and Clarence Kendall.
Brady is survived by his three children, Dalton Burke of Florence, Kayleigh Burke and Aubree Burke both of Dermott; two sisters, Kelli Watkins and husband Wesley of Conway and Jobeth Billingsley and husband Jeffrey of White Hall; his father, Lamar Burke and step-mother Bea of Rison; his mother, Margaret Menefee of Little Rock; his step-father, Bobby Woods of Rison; along with a host of cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 22, 2023, at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jason Cater officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Tabor Cemetery. There will be a visitation Monday evening from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. You can sign Brady's guestbook page on this website.

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Monday, August 21, 2023
from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71655
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Funeral Service
Tuesday, August 22, 2023
at 9:00 a.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71657
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Mt. Tabor Cemetery
Hwy 138
Monticello, AR  71655
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  1. April (Gonder) Abdulghafar
    RIL classmate class of 1997. I'm sending prayers of comfort to your family and loved ones.
  2. June Brixie
    Dear Family, I am so sorry for your loss of Brady. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad and difficult time. May God send comfort and strength to each of you. Love June Brixie
  3. Geraldine Kimbro Bollan
    I am so sorry to hear of your tragic loss. I pray God will give you strength and comfort.
  4. Nickey and Vicky Jones
    Our deepest condolences.
  5. Arkansas Sabbath Fellowship
    We are sorry for your loss. We pray that you will be strengthened and comforted by the Holy Spirit.
  6. Paula, Johnny Baudoin & Lorene Burke
    Lamar, Bea, Kelly and Family,
    We are so sadden to hear of new about Brady. May God wrap his loving arms around each of u during this time. We are so sorry we will not be able to attend the funeral or visitation but will be keeping you all in our prayers.
  7. Ann Howard Bearden
    Precious Burke family, Iโ€™m so sorry for the loss of Brady. May you find comfort and strength in the faithfulness of our Lord. You are loved and prayed for! ๐Ÿ’”
  8. Sharon Parker Hayden
    May the Lord wrap his arms around you all and give yโ€™all the comfort you need during this difficult time. You are all in my prayers and love you all.
  9. David Ralston
    So sorry for your loss
  10. Rob and Ali Ferguson
    So very sorry, you all are in our prayers.
  11. The Ralston Family
    Sending our most heartfelt sympathy to family! Keeping you in our warmest thoughts,and Wishing you comfort and peace! Our Lord sends another soldier home!
  12. Kelly Freeman
    Praying for everyone. He's going to be missed ๐Ÿ˜”
  13. Brenda Burns
    To The Burke Family Lamar And Bea my Heart And Prayer Are With Each of U So Sorry for Y'all Such a Young Man Praying
  14. Annabelle Randall
    My sincere condolences to Margaret, Sherry, Paul and all the family at the passing of Brady.
  15. Connie Dodson
    Lamar and Bea, my heart is heavy for you in this time of grief. My prayer is for God to wrap His arms around you and hold you tight, filling you with His love. May He give you wisdom and strength to carry you through.
  16. Kay Worbington
    To the Burke Family: You have my sympathy at this very sad time. You all are in my prayers at the loss of you dear loved one!
  17. Jane Lee
    Such a nice and kind man.

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