Eileen Burk

East Alton | Monday, November 15 2010

Eileen M. Burk, 82, passed away at 11:45 p.m. Monday, November 15, 2010 at Rosewood Care Center in Alton.

Born May 13, 1928 in Belleville, she was the daughter of Roy and Lola (Schaum) Lyons.

She married Paul M. Scroggins in Bunker Hill in 1949.  He passed away Nov. 21, 1969.  She later married Homer Burk in 1970.  He also preceded her in death in 2006.

She was a member of the Delta Theta Tau Sorority.

She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Linda Scroggins of Troy, Ill. and Mark and Sandy Scroggins and Mitch and Jayme Scroggins, all of Edwardsville; 10 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren; and a brother and sister-in-law, Leroy and JoAnn Lyons of East Alton.

In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by her parents and 2 grandchildren.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18 at Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights, and will continue Friday, Nov. 19 at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Rosewood Heights from 9 a.m. until services begin at 10 a.m.  Rev. Daryl Fansler will officiate.

Burial will be at Bunker Hill Cemetery in Bunker Hill, Ill.

Memorials may be made to the church.

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