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Patsy Jean Burks

November 22, 1943 ~ October 24, 2018 (age 74)

Patsy Jean Burks, 74, of Sulpher Springs, AR passed away Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 at her home.

Patsy was born on Nov. 22, 1943 in Jay, OK, a daughter of Sylvester Cox and Nellie Mae Cunningham Cox. She was the widow of the late Royce Burks. Patsy was a homemaker who enjoyed getting together with her family.

She is survived by two sons, William Franklin Downing and Jerimiah Wayne Downing; one daughter Barbara Sue McFarlan; two step sons, Rocky Downing and Ted Downing; one step daughter, Cecilia Downing; two brothers, Wesley Cox and Dale Otis Cox; two sisters, Loretta Higgs and Stella Bowman; five grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and five brothers.

Visitation will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home in Siloam Springs on Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 5 – 8 pm.

Graveside services will be held at the Zena Cemetery in Zena, OK on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 2:00pm. Pastor Vic Luttrell will officiate the service under the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs. To sign online guestbook please go to


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