Mattie Burks passed away on July 9, 2019 at the age of 84. She was the beloved wife of the late Thurlo Burks.  She is survived by her son, Mark Burks of St. Charles, MO; three daughters, Jerry (Mike) Fredrick of Appleton, WI, Carla (Vincent) Kleinkemper of Troy, MO, Brenda (Mike) Simon of Wright City, MO; brother, Ernest Foster of Mountain View, MO; grandchildren, Michelle, Danielle, Vincent, Mike, Kathryn, Jake, Kayla, Jennifer, Gage, Nick, Payton, Kari, Nicki; great-grandchildren, Vivian, Amanda, Ryan, Jay;  She is preceded in death by her father, William Foster, mother, Minnie Foster (Happy), husband, Thurlo B. Burks, son, James Burks, brother, George Foster, brother, Leslie Foster, brother, Carlos Foster, sister, Cleata Meier; grandchild, Melissa Selle.

Mattie managed Country Fixins Restaurant in Wentzville, MO for many years. She enjoyed work and visiting with the patrons of the restaurant.  She loved everyone she worked with and treated them like her own family.  Mattie loved her family, especially her grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Funeral service was held July 12 at Pitman Funeral Home, with interment in Linn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made payable to:  Alzheimer’s Association in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 248, Wentzville, MO  63385.

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