Tammy Darlene Burke Howard, age 54, a resident of Middlesboro, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at her home.

She was born September 10, 1963 to Ancil Burke, and the late Loretta Green Burke. Tammy loved animals; she kept several pets including a dog, a cat, and a rabbit that she rescued.

In addition to her mother, she is preceded in death by her long time companion Dennis Dupes, brother Glenn Burke, sister Lisa Orr, and grandmother Gracie Green.

She is survived by the following members of her family, father Ancil Burke, brother-in-law Michael Orr, nephew Dustin Burke, and special friend Jovita Letendre, and the Letendre family.

And a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, January 8, 2018 at the Green Hills Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. William Boyd Bingham III presiding.

Graveside services will immediately follow at the England Cemetery, Tazewell, TN.

Pallbearers will be her friends, the Letendre Family.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Monday, January 8, 2018 at the Green Hills Funeral Home.

Green Hills Funeral Home, Middlesboro, is entrusted with all arrangements. www.greenhillsfuneralhome.com/


  1. Your family will be in our prayers and thoughts, May God comfort you at this sad time.

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