Loyd Bryson Burks, 87, of Morrison died Thursday, Oct. 27, at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro.
He was born Sept. 12, 1924, in Warren County and was a retired farmer and a member of Caney Branch The Baptist Church. Mr. Burks was preceded in death by parents Charlie and Margie Hulett Burks; wife Roscie Dean Smith Burks; sisters Eva Pistole and Audrey Davenport; and brothers Granville Burks and Dalton Burks.
Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Jewel and Kenneth Medlen of Morrison; granddaughters, Becky Medlen of Morrison, and Tracey and husband Brian Scott of McMinnville; and sister Iris Casey of Doyle. Several nieces, nephews, family members, and friends also survive.
Funeral service is 2 p.m. today at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Elder Leonard Herman and elder John Gipson will officiate. Interment will follow at Caney Branch Cemetery. The Burks family will receive friends today from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.mcminnvillefuneralhome.com
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Oct. 30, 2011