Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Obituary - Gavonn Michaela Burk

Gavonn Michaela Annette Elise Burk, age 24, resident of Fort Scott, KS, died Sunday, February 5, 2023, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, KS. She was born on January 5, 1999, in Olathe, KS, the daughter of Jeff Burk and Mary McCully. She grew up in Iola, KS. Gavonn was a free spirit who stood for what she believed in. 

She enjoyed attending live concerts and spending time with family and friends. She adored her two daughters who meant everything to her.

Survivors include her daughters, Scarlett Burk and Gracelynn Jones; her mother, Mary Watson (Will), Fort Scott, KS; her father, Jeff Burk, Fort Scott, KS; 7 brothers, Tripp Chapman, Prestonn Burk, Daylonn Burk, Londonn Burk, Brittonn Burk, Ethan Watson, and Tylor Watson; 3 sisters, Railie Zimmerman, Peytonn Burk, and Kindra Watson; grandparents Irene and Dan Rhodes, Gary Hartman, and Theresa Burk and Marvin Hartman; great grandparents Loren and Ivana Higginbotham; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by a grandfather, Mike Burk and stepfather Billy Chapman.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, February 11th, at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in Holmes Cemetery, Prescott, KS. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 Friday evening at the funeral home. 

Memorials are suggested to the Gavonn Burk Memorial Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main St., Fort Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.

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